Open Source Development Using Azure RRS feed

  • General discussion

  • Microsoft Azure is a growing collection of integrated cloud services—analytics, computing, database, mobile, networking, storage, and web—for moving faster, achieving more, and saving money.

    With Azure, you can

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    • From small dev-test projects to global product launches, Azure is engineered to handle any workload. More than 66 percent of Fortune 500 companies rely on Azure, which offers enterprise grade SLAs on services.

    Who are using Azure
    From broadcasting the Olympics to building massively multiplayer online games, Azure customers are doing some amazing things. Here are more things you can do:

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    We create SDKs that connect to Azure services through REST wrappers and interfaces in the languages of your choice including .NET, Java, Node.js, Python, Golang, Ruby and others.

    Microsoft’s commitment to openness and collaboration is ingrained in our day-to-day approach to doing business with partners around the world.This commitment influences how web are helping customers transition to the cloud and make the most of IT trends that can boost flexibility, drive efficiency, and improve analytics.

    To get started with using open source languages or open source softwares on Azure, below useful resources for your reference.

    If you are an open source language developer
    Please refer to the specified language developer centers for a quick searching about the SDKs, tutorials and documents of Azure.

    Meanwhile, the documents, SDKs, and code samples are all open source. Pull, push, and commit to contribute on GitHub.

    If you are looking for an open source software/server on Azure
    Your online store for thousands of certified, open source, and community software applications, developer services, and database pre-configured for Microsoft Azure. Download, deploy, and get more done.
    Refer to the Azure marketplace to find and start the particular one when you need.
    More about the open source software on Azure, please refer to https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/overview/open-source/.

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    Thursday, June 30, 2016 8:18 AM