This book is intended for developers interested in learning more about how to develop against the set of Microsoft cloud services: Windows Azure and Office 365. In some cases, you can combine the two technologies to build your solution, but in other cases you will use only one of the cloud solutions, so understanding what each has to offer enables you to decide on which cloud technology to build your solution.
This book covers Windows Azure and Office 365. Although cloud-centric technologies are primarily discussed, the book also mentions on-premises software because it is the primary software deployed today. However, over time, more and more of you will need to support hybrid cloud and on-premises deployments until finally the majority of your applications and application development are cloud-based.
This book is divided logically so that you can get ...