The Windows Azure Storage team has announced the availability of a new Windows Azure Storage Client Library for C++. This is a preview release and they are looking for your feedback. This release includes support for blob, table, and queue storage abstractions and provides additional functionality such as retry logic,
Most good apps these days provide some kind of connected experience whether it is the ability to connect to existing popular web services (like Facebook, Twitter, SkyDrive etc.) or building their own custom backend based somewhere in the cloud. Visual Studio 2013 provides support for both these scenarios for C++ developers.
Back, at the end of April, we announced our first release of Casablanca as an incubation project on Devlabs. Since then, we are glad to have received a positive response from the C++ community. At the end of June, we refreshed the bits for support of Visual Studio 2012 RC and Windows 8 RP.
A few days ago, our friends and technology enthusiasts John Azariah and Mahesh Krishnan delivered a great presentation on Casablanca at the TechEd Australia. John and Mahesh go deep – PPL tasks, table and blob storage, Metro client, Azure deployment, and of course,