Windows Azure Sample Project - .NET Stock Trader 5 Sample Application

Ask an experienced programmer and he/she will tell you that the best way to learn a new technology is by getting some hands-on experience in it. Microsoft has released a .NET Stock Trader 5 Sample SOA application that is an end-to-end sample application illustrating Windows Azure Platform Cloud Migration and Integration and will give you a good head start as well as demonstrate how to create scalable, connected systems on the cloud, with best practices. The best part is that the application is FREE to download and study.

Here’s a sample screenshot of the application

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Here are some key features of this application:
  • Highly Scalable, Cloud Connected SOA based on ASP.NET 4.0 and WCF 4.0
  • Windows Presentation Framework (WPF) desktop client
  • Migration of an on-premise application to the Windows Azure Platform
  • Best-practice programming practices for Windows Azure, SQL Azure, .NET and WCF including the use of an n-tier, service-oriented design
  • Can be deployed to a traditional server, Hyper-V private clouds or the Azure public cloud
  • Best programming practices for building high-performance and horizontally scalable applications for the cloud
  • Rich technical documentation that explain how to run and reconfigure the application, distributed caching, load-balancing, failover and much more
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About The Author

Suprotim Agarwal
Suprotim Agarwal, Developer Technologies MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional) is the founder and contributor for DevCurry, DotNetCurry and SQLServerCurry. He is the Chief Editor of a Developer Magazine called DNC Magazine. He has also authored two Books - 51 Recipes using jQuery with ASP.NET Controls. and The Absolutely Awesome jQuery CookBook.

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