Creating a Poor Man’s Distributed Cache in Azure

If you’ve read up on the Windows Server AppFabric (which contains Velocity, the distributed caching project) you’re likely familiar with the concepts of distributed cache.   Distributed caching isn’t strictly limited to web environments, but for this post (or if I ramble on and it becomes a series) we’ll act like it does.  In a web environment, session state is one of the more problematic server-side features to deal with in multiple server applications.   You are likely already f... [More]

Upcoming Windows Phone 7 Events

Want to learn more about developing for Windows Phone 7?  Check out his event series coming soon!   The event is broken down into two parts:  the Firestarter event which runs all day, then an evening event called the Windows Phone Garage… learn more below, and the registration links for both events in all the cities is at the bottom of the post: Morning Sessions: · Introduction to Windows Phone Development and the WP7 platform · Building Windows Phone 7 Applications with Silverl... [More]

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