General Information on the Course

Here, you can find the general information on the Microsoft Azure training course, including the required software and the prerequisites.

This section is being under development now, so the updates, new documents and trainings are coming soon!

Standard Software Package for Microsoft Azure Developer


Main components:

Technology Software Price Description
.NET Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Express SP1 (or higher) Freeware

.NET integrated development environment for developing and testing .NET applications.

Java Eclipse Helios 3.6 SR2 (or higher) Freeware

Java integrated development environment for developing and testing Java applications.

Java Microsoft Azure Plugin for Eclipse Freeware

The Microsoft Azure Plugin for Eclipse with Java (by Microsoft Open Technologies) provides templates and functionality that allow you to easily create, develop, test, and deploy Microsoft Azure applications using the Eclipse development environment.

Java Java Development Kit 1.6 (or higher) Freeware

Java application development kit.

- Microsoft Azure SDK 1.7 (or higher) Freeware

Microsoft Azure client libraries for applications development and tools for Visual Studio.


Optional Components:

Technology Software Price Description
- Microsoft Azure PowerShell Cmdlets Freeware

A set of command line tools for managing virtual machines, control azure environment, etc.

.NET Microsoft Azure Identity Foundation SDK Freeware

A set of client libraries to develop applications which use ACS or AD FS.

.NET Microsoft Azure Media Services SDK Freeware

A set of client libraries to develop applications which use Microsoft Azure Media Services.

- Java Development Kit 1.6 (or higher) Freeware

Java application development kit.

- Neudesic Azure Storage Explorer Freeware

Microsoft Azure storage explorer which supports Microsoft Azure Queues.

Prerequisites:

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Researches

EPAM Cloud Computing Competency Center provides a lot of researches related to Microsoft Azure and other cloud platforms. Here you can find some results of them.

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