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Windows Azure Boot Camp–6/22 and 6/23

Windows AzureHere’s a quick a reminder that Boston Azure Cloud User Group is putting on a FREE two-day, hands-on Windows Azure Boot Camp TOMORROW and Saturday at Microsoft’s New England Research & Development Center (NERD).  There are a few spots still open.

This is a great opportunity to learn from MVPs, evangelists, and other cloud-erati via a combination of lecture and hands-on labs. Bring your laptop; prerequisites include:

The agenda for the two days follows, note you can sign up for either or both days.

Day 1 – Register Here

Day 2 – Register Here

9:00-9:30 Breakfast (coffee/breakfast provided) & registration

Welcome, overview


Intro to Cloud and key Windows Azure technologies

noon-1:00 Lunch (provided) / socialize
1:00-3:00 Web/Worker Roles/Queues/Tables + Lab
3:00-3:15 Break

Node generic overview (Intro to Node.js since we will use it in following lab)

4:00-5:30 Intro to Node.js SDK for Azure/Service Bus + Lab
5:30-6:00 More about Service Bus
6:00 – ?

Group Dinner (at your own expense) at local bar

9:00-9:30 Breakfast (coffee/breakfast provided) & registration
9:30-11:30 Mobile Notification Services + Lab

Secure Applications on Insecure Devices: ACS, SAS


Lunch (provided) / socialize

5:00-6:00 Recap, what's next, and give-aways

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Jim is a Technology Evangelist for Microsoft who covers the Northeast District, namely, New England and upstate New York. He is focused on engaging with the development community in the area through user groups, code camps, BarCamps, Microsoft-sponsored events, etc., and just in general serve as ambassador for Microsoft. Since 2009, Jim has been focusing on software development scenarios using cloud computing and Windows Azure. You can follow Jim on Twitter at @jimoneil