SSDNUG Presents: Glenn Block - Unlock your inner node in the cloud with Windows Azure

The South Sound .NET Users group is proud to present Glenn Block on Thursday March tth at 7:00PM at the Olympia Center in the heart of downtown Olympia, WA.

If I told you that you can build node.js applications in Windows Azure would you believe me? Come to this session and I’ll show you how. You’ll see how take those existing node apps and easily deploy them to Windows Azure from any platform. You’ll see how you can make yours node apps more robust by leveraging Azure services like storage and service bus, all of which are available in our new “azure” npm module. You’ll also see how to take advantage of cool tools like for WebSockets, node-inspector for debugging and Cloud9 for an awesome online development experience.

Glenn is a PM at Microsoft working on support for node.js in Windows and Azure. Glenn has a breadth of experience both both inside and outside Microsoft developing software solutions for ISVs and the enterprise. Glenn has been a passionate supporter of open source and has been active in involving folks from the community in the development of software at Microsoft. This has included shipping products under open source licenses, as well as assisting other teams looking to do so. Glenn is also a lover of community and a frequent speaker at local and international events and user groups.

Glenn's blog can be found on msdn or you can follow him on twitter at you own risk.