Create Windows Azure Website in 6 Steps

In this post we will create a Windows Azure Website in 6 simple steps. Windows Azure Website is a new feature of Windows Azure and got introduced on 7th June. Step 1 Very first you need to Login to Windows Azure Management Portal. After successful login from the left panel, click on WEB SITES. Step … Continue reading Create Windows Azure Website in 6 Steps

First look of New Windows Azure Portal

I must say, I liked this new HTML5 based Windows Azure Portal. Once you login in Windows Azure Portal at the bottom you can find View the Preview Portal You will be prompted to take a tour of new portal. You will be getting dashboard as following, You can see details of all the Hosted … Continue reading First look of New Windows Azure Portal

Creating Hello World Windows Azure Node.js Web Application

Node.js is enjoying much popularity and Glenn Block is helping us to bring it on Windows Azure. In this tutorial, I will walkthrough step by step to create your first Windows Azure Node.js Web Application. I have divided this tutorial in three parts as installing required SDK, creating Web Application and then publishing to Windows … Continue reading Creating Hello World Windows Azure Node.js Web Application

Windows Azure Storage Client Library for Windows Phone: Part 1

Windows Azure Storage Client Library allows you to perform operations on Windows Azure storage from Windows Phone. Using Windows Azure Storage Client, you can Perform operations on Table Perform operations on Queue Perform Operations on BLOB If you are not using Windows Azure Storage Client Library then to work with Windows Azure Storage you may … Continue reading Windows Azure Storage Client Library for Windows Phone: Part 1

SQL Azure to Developers: Some Basic Concepts

Objective In this post we will focus on overview of SQL Azure along with a first look on SQL Azure Management Portal. Essentially we will cover in this part What is Cloud Database What is SQL Azure Create and Manage Database in SQL Azure Fire Wall in SQL Azure What is Cloud Database? For a … Continue reading SQL Azure to Developers: Some Basic Concepts

Supported Token Format and Protocol in ACS

To get authenticated via Windows Azure ACS; relying party need to obtain a token. Token can be in different formats. Possible token formats are as below, SAML 1.1 and SAML 2.0 It stands for Security Assertion Markup language. It is wildly used token format. It is used in Single sign on It is used in … Continue reading Supported Token Format and Protocol in ACS

Step by Step guide on Federated Authentication in Windows Azure Web Role using Windows Azure App Fabric Access Control Service

In this article I will show you step by step demonstration of enabling Federated Authentication on Windows Azure Web Role using Windows Azure App Fabric Access Control Service. You are writing an application and want to make it open for users of all the identity providers. You want users of Facebook, Live, Google; Yahoo etc. … Continue reading Step by Step guide on Federated Authentication in Windows Azure Web Role using Windows Azure App Fabric Access Control Service

Fetching name of all tables in Windows Azure Storage

To list all the table name from Windows Azure storage account, you need to call ListTable() function of CloudTableClient class. To start with first you need to add below namespaces. Then create a storage account as below, Make sure to put your own connection string to azure storage to parse. Next you need to create … Continue reading Fetching name of all tables in Windows Azure Storage

What is wrong with the Partition Key value?

If you are trying to insert Partition Key and Row Key values as below image then very likely you will encounter DataServiceRequestException. You cannot have below special characters as value of Partition Key and Row Key. Let us say you have a table called School and you are trying to insert entity in that table … Continue reading What is wrong with the Partition Key value?