More and more applications have components that live in the cloud. Companies want to take advantage of the cloud while still ensuring their on premise applications suites can work in this new environment. This talk will focus around a scenario for a company, Trey Research, that is moving part of its application suite to the cloud, while still maintaining communication with its on-premise applications. It will focus around the challenges building the application using Windows Azure and connecting the on-premise and external partners.
What is the relevance of the mobile web? Is it important to consider mobile devices when building web sites and web apps today? And aren't native apps for mobile device more important anyway? In this session, we'll address these questions as well as exploring some of the technical considerations that arise when building HTML5-based applications for the mobile web.
Yavor Georgiev, Program Manager on the Azure Application Platform, covers how to use node.js on the Windows Azure platform. Starting with an introduction into node.js, some examples of how it can be used, and then digging into exactly how node.js works with Windows Azure. Check out http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/develop/nodejs/ for more information.