I’m excited to announce the line up of this week’s NYC Windows Azure User Group for this month on Wednesday, May 16, 2012! The group has lined up not one, but TWO great speakers to keep you informed on interesting uses of Microsoft’s cloud platform: Windows Azure. First off, Bill Zack from Slalom Consulting will kick off the meeting with a warm up talk featuring a quick overview of the Windows Azure Platform. Next up, our main speaker, Shay Hassidim from GigaSpaces, will talk about running Java on Windows Azure with his company’s Cloudify solution (aka: The PaaS Jailbreaker!).
Shay is visiting New York City from Israel. Shay is in town for another great event that GigaSpaces will be hosting at Microsoft the next day on Thursday, May 17, 2012. (more on that in my next post!) Since the user group has kicked off last fall, we have mostly focused on .NET topics on Azure. But Windows Azure is so much beyond .NET! I’m excited to see the group cover some of these other topics. Future meetings will be focused on mobile apps and also other non-.NET solutions on Azure (Node.js, PHP, etc). Here’s...(Read whole news on source site)