Windows Azure Visual Studio Tools 1.4 Augustus update

As of today there is a update for the Windows Azure Visual Studio Tools. This update can be installed via the Microsoft Web platform Installer. More info: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windowsazure/archive/2011/08/03/announcing-the-august-2011-release-of-the-windows-azure-tools-for-microsoft-visual-studio-2010.aspx Did you read my previous blog post on Windows Azure & Configuration transformation? Than you saw that the transformation for another environment was a bit of a hassle. My experience was also that is was not very reliable on different machines. But on the other hand if it works, it is perfect. Now the update of the Windows Azure Visual Studio tools make the transformation part quite a bit easier. When creating … Continue reading Windows Azure Visual Studio Tools 1.4 Augustus update

Windows Azure Configurations

There are different ways on the Windows Azure platform to make and set configurations. For the WebRole we have the web.config and for the WorkerRole we have the app.config. These config files are not new and we are used to use these. The advantage of this is, porting our current applications to the Windows Azure platform do not need many adjustments. Disadvantage these settings are only changeable with a new deploy of the application. In principal with RDP to the Role, you are able to change the settings in the web of app.config . But these changes will disappear during … Continue reading Windows Azure Configurations