Developers have been exploring the possibilities opened up by the Windows Azure Platform for Cloud Computing. This book pulls together great articles from many of those developers who have been active with the Windows Azure Platform to hopefully help others become successful. There are twenty articles in this first volume covering everything from getting started to implementing best practices for elastic applications.
The book is available in many forms at http://bit.ly/azuretrenchesbookvol1
It has been a collaborative effort (Check out the journey to get to this) and whilst I get credited with being the author, I can assure you that the real stars are the 15 authors who actually wrote the articles. Well done to all of them! You can check out their mug shots at the end of the book, my favourite being Grace – you will immediately understand why once you have the book. Also a thanks to my colleague Andrew for the smashing cover art: