Training: "Node.js in Windows Azure"

Time: Thursday 13:00 - 16:00

Location: Brooklyn Writers

Windows Azure provides a wealth of capabilities to node.js developers.  You can take advantage of Azure’s compute clusters to host your node.js applications and scale them infinitely. You can also use the Azure npm module to take advantage of services like Storage from within node.js applications hosted in any environment. You can even debug your applications live in the cloud. This tutorial will provide you hands-on experience working with node.js and Windows Azure.
  • Creating a Windows Azure Node.js application
  • Running in the compute emulator
  • Deploying Azure sites, applications and vms
o   From Windows
o   From Mac
o   From Cloud9
  • Enabling Remote Desktop
  • Scaling out
  • Using WebSockets
  • Using Azure Storage Services (Table, Blob, Queues)
  • Using Azure role management apis
  • Using Service Bus
  • Debugging and Diagnostics
Keywords: Node.js, Azure, CloudComputing
Target Audience: Participants should have some experience with node.js and be familiar with Cloud computing.

Glenn Block, Microsoft

 Glenn  Block
Glenn is a PM at Microsoft working on support for node.js in Windows and Azure. Glenn has a breadth of experience both both inside and outside Microsoft developing software solutions for ISVs and the enterprise. Glenn has been a passionate supporter of open source and has been active in involving folks from the community in the development of software at Microsoft. This has included shipping products under open source licenses, as well as assisting other teams looking to do so. Glenn is also a lover of community and a frequent speaker at local and international events and user groups.