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TL;DR: Azure App Services simplifies your life by taking care of security for you.  This works great when your app is a web browser app but if you need to access it from a client API app (for example, a Universal Windows Platform app), life can get frustrating and confusing in an instant.  In…(Read More)

Hi All – Beantown .NET is going to be meeting Thursday, 6/2/2011.  This month we have Bill Wilder presenting “Architecture Patterns for Scaling (in the cloud or otherwise)”.  As always, our meeting is open to everyone so bring your friends and co-workers – better yet, bring your boss.  Please RSVP by email (beantown@benday…(Read More)

I got interviewed a quoted for an article on Windows Azure cost estimation.  One of the key points to remember is that, if your code is deployed to Windows Azure, you’re still getting billed even if it isn’t running. Click here to read the story. -Ben — Looking for training on Windows Azure &amp…(Read More)

If you’re developing a business application, you frequently need to use sequential integers to provide friendly IDs for things.  For example, if you are writing a billing and invoicing application, you’ll probably want to create something like “Invoice Number”.  If you’re using SQL Server or Oracle, this is relatively straightforward – you’ll…(Read More)