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Windows Azure - Custom Diagnostics and Logging with Loggly
Let me state the obvious, for any application you develop you need to log information, errors, exceptions etc that can help you and others know what’s going on with your application When you create a new Windows Azure application using Visual Studio you will find the following snippet in your configuration file <system.diagnostics> <trace> <listeners> <addtype="Microsoft.Wind... Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Diag... Version=, ......

Posted On Sunday, July 31, 2011 1:42 AM

3 good reasons why am in love with the cloud - Windows Azure Cloud
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Posted On Wednesday, April 27, 2011 12:44 AM

Rant - Why is Windows Azure not available in Africa?
Yesterday at the .NET user group meeting in Kampala Uganda I gave a talk on cloud computing with Windows Azure (details will be in my next blog post). The guys were excited. Without owning they own inftrastucture and at low cost they can build scalable , highly available applications. Not quite. Azure accounts are only available to people in particular countries - none from Africa. I attended PDC in 2008 when Microsoft unleashed Windows Azure. One of the case studies to show the benefits ofr cloud ......

Posted On Saturday, January 29, 2011 3:00 AM

Building services with the .NET framework Cont’d
In my previous blog I wrote an introductory post on services and how you can build services using the .NET frameworks Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) In this post I will show how to develop a real world application using WCF The problem During the last meeting we realized developers in Uganda are not so cool – they don’t use twitter so may not get the latest news and updates from the technology world. We also noticed they mostly use kabiriti phones (jokes). With their kabiriti phones they ......

Posted On Tuesday, June 8, 2010 4:19 AM

Building services with the .NET framework
On the 26th of May 2010 , I made a presentation to the .NET user group meeting (thanks to Malisa Ncube for organizing this event every month … ). If you missed my presentation , we talked about why we should all be building services … better still using the .NET framework. This blog post is an introduction to services , why you would want to build services and how you can build services using the .NET framework. What is a service? OASIS defines service as "a mechanism to enable access to one or more ......

Posted On Monday, June 7, 2010 5:40 AM

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