Creating a Demo Project

Creating applications for Windows Azure is something that affects a big plethora of scenarios, because you can generally build and deploy any kind of Web applications. This chapter provides an example of a Silverlight Web application to show how different technologies (ASP.NET, Silverlight, and Azure) can coexist in the cloud development. With that said, run Visual Studio 2010 and open the New Project dialog.

Visual Studio Requires Elevated Privileges

To test your Windows Azure applications locally, Visual Studio needs to be run with elevated privileges (Run as Administrator). This is required because Visual Studio needs to launch the Development Fabric, which also needs to be run with elevated privileges.

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