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Upcoming Silverlight Show Webinar: Switching on the Cloud for Silverlight

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Tags:   azure , silverlight , webinar , gill-cleeren

Silverlight Show Webinar: Switching on the Cloud for Silverlight

This webinar was delivered on March 23rd, 11 am PST.

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What happens if you combine 2 of the hottest technologies for your applications? Find out in this very session!

If we combine the capabilities of Windows Azure with the rich UX of Silverlight, we are capable of building great... what am I saying: exceptional web applications. We'll look at building an app in Silverlight running from Azure and we'll look at the topics of interest that you'll encounter when hosting services in the cloud to be consumed from Silverlight, considerations for Windows Azure Storage if used from Silverlight etc.


Webinar agenda:

  1. Parts of Windows Azure
  2. Why does a Silverlight developer need to care?
  3. Developing for Windows Azure
    • Required tools
    • Emulators (“local cloud”)
    • Azure Portal
  4. Moving Silverlight applications to the cloud
    • Database only
    • WCF
    • REST
    • Entire Silverlight applications
    • RIA Services
    • Azure as intermediate layer for Twitter
  5. Using blob storage
    • Silverlight/Azure video player
  6. Windows Phone and Azure
    • Accessing services in the cloud
    • WP7 Push Notification services 

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About the speaker:
Gill Cleeren is Microsoft Regional Director (www.theregion.com), MVP ASP.NET, INETA speaker bureau member and Silverlight Insider.

He lives in Belgium where he works as .NET architect at Ordina. Passionate about .NET, he’s always playing with the newest bits. In his role as Regional Director, Gill has given many sessions, webcasts and trainings on new as well as existing technologies, such as Silverlight, ASP.NET and WPF at conferences including TechDays Belgium, DevDays Netherlands, NDC Norway, SQL Server Saturday Switzerland, Spring Conference UK, etc. He’s also the author of many articles in various developer magazines and organizes the yearly Community Day event in Belgium.

Gill also leads Visug (www.visug.be), the largest .NET user group in Belgium. He recently published his first book: “Silverlight 4 Data and Services Cookbook” (Packt Publishing). You can find his blog at www.snowball.be.

Gill also delivered the following SilverlightShow webinars:
10 things I'm sure you didn't know about Silverlight 4
Let's MEF: overview of the Managed Extensibility Framework in Silverlight 4
Silverlight's Power Features: Data Binding in Action

Who is this webinar appropriate for:
This webinar targets Silverlight developers who wish to use Windows Azure for extending their Silverlight apps. 
60 minutes, including Q&A

Technical Requirements:
Internet connection and computer speakers for audio.

Want to see more scheduled or past webinars? Check SilverlightShow Webinars page.




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