Episode 96: Improving Developers Lives with the Windows Azure SDK

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Summary: In this episode, Keith and Woody sits down with two guys from the Windows Azure team, Brady Gaster and Guang Yang, to discuss the new Windows Azure SDK and how developers can use it to improve their teams, projects and lives. Thanks to our guests this episode Guang Yang is a Program Manager on the Windows Azure SDK team at Microsoft. He is working a set of open source projects for Windows Azure, including Azure SDK for Node.js, Ruby, Java, PowerShell and cross-platform CLI. He is passionate providing the best experience for Windows Azure developers. He is a big believer in open source and a huge fan of JavaScript and Ruby. Guang can be found on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/guayan Brady Gaster is a Program Manager on the Windows Azure SDK team at Microsoft. He specializes in working with .NET developers to provide a better understanding of what's possible when web applications and APIs are built on top of the Windows Azure Web Sites platform. A veteran of .NET development with over 15 years of .NET consulting and training, Brady's focus has been on empowering developers with creative solutions using ASP.NET, Web API, JavaScript, and Windows Azure's Web Sites and Service Bus platforms. Most recently, he has been helping the web development audience learn how to use the groundbreaking real-time framework known as SignalR. For fun, Brady likes to tinker with microcontrollers like the Netduino and .NET Gadgeteer to experiment with how physical and cloud computing can be paired up to facilitate the Internet of Things using Windows Azure. Brady can be found on Twitter at http://twitter.com/bradygaster Brady’s blog can be found at http://www.bradygaster.com/ Show Notes Download the Windows Azure SDK Download Show