Your expert guide to building Microsoft® SharePoint® applications in the cloudDeliver custom, cloud-based business solutions using SharePoint 2010 and Windows Azure™ together. By applying hands-on techniques from Microsoft cloud development expert Steve Fox, you'll learn how to increase the reach, resource capability, and reusability of your apps. Get the practical code exercises and solid advice you need—whether you're planning to build complete data-driven applications or hybrid solutions with simple Web parts.Discover how to:Deliver data from Windows Azure Marketplace DataMarket into SharePoint and Microsoft Office applications Use Microsoft Business Connectivity Services to connect to SQL Azure™ data Create advanced web parts to surface SQL Azure data in Bing™ Maps, using the SharePoint client object model Manage files in Windows Azure using BLOB storage Deploy Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) services to Windows Azure Build business intelligence solutions, using SQL Azure, Microsoft SQL Server® Reporting Services (SSRS) Get code samples on the web Ready to download at http://go.microsoft.com/FWLink/?Linkid=000000. For system requirements, see the Introduction.
Author: Steve Fox