Reading Notes 2012-05-28
You will find below different links to the blog or Web site which kept Matricis' bloggers interest during the week ending on May, 28th.
- Windows Azure Start-up Tasks Part 1 – First of a series this nice post explains the basics of start-up task when deploying in Windows Azure.
- Windows Azure Start-up Tasks Part 2 – Great post that gives a lot of information on Azure start-up tasks: environment variables, useful xPath query, important tips that will save you a lot troubles.
- Windows Azure Myths – Nice post that demystify 5 important myths about Windows Azure.
- Cloud SLAs: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You – SLAs are an important topic. Here is a good post to have a better understanding of it. This post talks about SLAs in general so you will also need to get more info from your cloud provider.
- Amazon Attracts Windows and .NET Developers to the AWS Cloud (Saroj Kar) – Amazon is really pushing harder to be attractive for the .Net developer. That is good news since it will give you more options
- My CDN Progression – Great post about true life experience. This post will definitely help people, looking for a CDN, to take better decision or at least start their search with more wisdom.
- Debugging Windows Azure Web Role Application_Start() method in Global.asax.cs (Avkash Chauhan – MSFT) – Nice quick tips to reach break point in Application_Start().
- 5 Issues Cloud Computing Can’t Solve (Xath Cruz) – The cloud is good but not magic. Here are 5 frequent ideas where in fact the cloud (whoever is your provider) can’t help you.
- Le Cloud, créateur de richesse et de profits. Y aviez-vous pensé ?(Georges Abou Harb) – Faire de l’argent en exploitant et utilisant le cloud.
- Automating Visual Studio 2010 builds and deployments with Nant.Builder (Iain Hunter) – Really interesting series. The steps are simple and well explained. In the next one deploy to Azure…
- [MONITORING] Les 10 raisons de développer son application en HTML5 (Web App) (Gamorlive) – If you agree with the fact that your user must be connected (like when looking your web site), then here are 10 reasons why you should do your new application in HTML5.
- Le Monkey Patching – I'm new to the idea of dynamic code, and I tend to use it to help me testing/ mocking. These posts illustrate how it could be very useful in other situation.
- Quick Status of Your Windows Azure Apps with PowerShell – Really nice script. Thanks Steve!
- Developer productivity tools and Visual Studio extensions (Mehdi Khalili) – Useful list of visual studio extensions and some programming tools.
- Behaviour-Driven Development in .NET with SpecFlow and White (Mike Borozdin) – Overview of this development technique similar to Test-Driven Development.
- I took Hanselman's advice and now look at me… – Nice post a thru story telling how by following Scott Handselman advice someone become more productive.
- Cool Tools: How to Find Free and Cheap Ebooks – Good references of tools to get eBooks and also to search them.
[…]Sources, InkMesh is the best search engine I have found for identifying if an author or a book is available in eBook form[…]
These posts are from Sébastien Leclerc Lavallée, Nicolas Rousseau and François Boucher. François Boucher's posts are also on http://www.frankysnotes.com/2012/05/reading-notes-48.html