MIX 09: Windows Azure Tools for Visual Studio March 2009 CTP
Scott Guthrie has announced the availability of Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio March 2009 CTP in his keynote address at MIX conference in Vegas.
Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio extend Visual Studio to enable the creation, building, debugging, running and packaging of scalable services on Windows Azure. Installation includes the Windows Azure SDK.
Please note that this is a CTP release and should not be used on production systems. Please see the EULA for more details. New for the March 2009 CTP:
Combined installer includes the Windows Azure SDK
Addressed top customer bugs
Native Debugging of Cloud Service Roles
FastCGI Project Template
Update Notifications of future releases
Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio includes:
C# and VB Project Templates for building Cloud Services
Tools to change the Service Role configuration
Integrated local development via the Development Fabric and Development Storage services
Debugging Cloud Service Roles running in the Development Fabric