AppFabric Team Blog

AppFabric Team Blog covering Windows Azure AppFabric, Windows Server AppFabric, WCF and WF, development, deployment, and management

Microsoft AppFabric 1.1 for Windows Server Support Lifecycle Extension - 4/11/2017

The AppFabric Product team wants to share the news that the official Microsoft Support Lifecycle for...

Author: Erica Mohler - MSFT1 Date: 06/19/2015

Microsoft AppFabric 1.1 for Windows Server Ends Support 4/2/2016

UPDATE AppFabric 1.1 for Windows Server Support Lifecycle has been changed to 4/11/2017, please...

Author: Erica Mohler - MSFT1 Date: 04/02/2015

We’re Moving To The Windows Azure Team Blog

We are continually looking for ways to make it easier for you to stay on top of the latest product...

Author: netsqlservicesteam Date: 12/12/2011

WF Azure Activity Pack CTP 1

We’re so excited to announce that the WF Activity Pack for Azure has just been released!...

Author: Ron Jacobs Date: 08/31/2011

How to create a Custom Activity Designer with Windows Workflow Foundation (WF4)

The Windows Workflow Foundation (WF4) - Custom Activity Designer sample demonstrates how you can...

Author: Ron Jacobs Date: 08/14/2011

Announcing The End of The Free Promotional Period for Windows Azure AppFabric Caching

For the past few months, we have offered the Windows Azure AppFabric Caching service free of charge...

Author: netsqlservicesteam Date: 08/01/2011

Windows Workflow Foundation - WF Migration Kit CTP 2 Released

Update We’re happy to announce that CTP 2 version of WF Migration Kit has been released to CodePlex,...

Author: Ron Jacobs Date: 08/01/2011

Now Available: The June CTP of Windows Azure AppFabric Service Bus REST API from Java, PHP

Good news for all PHP and Java developers: today we are publishing some Windows Azure AppFabric...

Author: netsqlservicesteam Date: 07/28/2011

Announcing the Windows Azure AppFabric July release

Today we are excited to announce several updates and enhancements made to the Windows Azure...

Author: netsqlservicesteam Date: 07/25/2011

Tutorial: Creating a custom external service in Azure AppFabric June CTP

In this tutorial, Alan Smith (MVP) uses the Azure AppFabric June CTP to create a basic custom...

Author: Miguel Susffalich Date: 07/20/2011

Using MSBuild to deploy your AppFabric Application

As the hosting of applications moves from our local staging environments to the cloud, one of the...

Author: Justin Beckwith Date: 07/20/2011

Configuring, deploying, and monitoring applications using AppFabric Application Manager

In the previous blog post on developing AppFabric Applications, we showed you how to create a simple...

Author: adamab Date: 07/15/2011

Developing a Windows Azure AppFabric Application

In this post, we will go through developing an AppFabric application that contains a web frontend...

Author: Vikram Desai - Microsoft Date: 07/15/2011

Lead Hosts versus SQL Server for Windows Server AppFabric Caching

Note: This is only relevant the on-premises version of the Caching service which is part of Windows...

Author: netsqlservicesteam Date: 07/06/2011

Nice post covering Windows Azure AppFabric Applications

Neil Mackenzie, a Windows Azure MVP, has written a great blog post regarding Windows Azure AppFabric...

Author: Itai Raz - Microsoft Date: 07/06/2011

Client Side Tracing for Windows Azure AppFabric Caching

In this post, I will describe how to enable Client-side traces for AppFabric Caching Service. I will...

Author: netsqlservicesteam Date: 06/29/2011

See what our customers are already doing with the Windows Azure AppFabric June CTP

The Windows Azure June CTP has only been released a few days ago, and we already have great samples...

Author: Itai Raz - Microsoft Date: 06/24/2011

Windows Azure AppFabric will be available on the Official Windows Azure Platform Team Blog

We are combining all Windows Azure platform related content into one place: the Windows Azure...

Author: netsqlservicesteam Date: 06/24/2011

Windows Azure AppFabric – Service Bus Access Control Federation and Rule Migration

In the Windows Azure AppFabric May 2011 CTP, we released enhancements to Service Bus including the...

Author: netsqlservicesteam Date: 06/23/2011

Announcing the Windows Azure AppFabric June CTP!

Today we are excited to announce the release of the Windows Azure AppFabric June CTP which includes...

Author: netsqlservicesteam Date: 06/20/2011

Introducing Windows Azure AppFabric Applications

Posted by Karandeep Anand Last October, at the PDC 2010 keynote, we shared our vision of building,...

Author: netsqlservicesteam Date: 06/20/2011

Updates to Windows Azure AppFabric SDK available for download

An update to the Windows Azure AppFabric SDK is available for download. The updated SDK introduces...

Author: netsqlservicesteam Date: 06/17/2011

How To Load WF4 Workflow Services from a Database with IIS/AppFabric

Cross Post from Ron Jacobs blog This morning I saw a message post on the .NET 4 Windows Workflow...

Author: Ron Jacobs Date: 06/16/2011

Announcing WCF Express Interop Bindings

Today, we are pleased to further simplify the WS-* interop challenge by providing the WCF Express...

Author: Abu Obeida Date: 06/13/2011

Updated IP addresses for AppFabric Data Centers

Today (6/10/2010) the Windows Azure AppFabric has updated the IP ranges on which the AppFabric nodes...

Author: netsqlservicesteam Date: 06/10/2011

Making an activity's display name readonly in the Workflow 4 designer

To make an activity's display name readonly, it isn't enough to use the ReadOnlyAttribute on the...

Author: Patrick D. Fletcher [MSFT] Date: 05/30/2011

An Introduction to Service Bus Topics

In the May CTP of Service Bus, we’ve added a brand-new set of cloud-based,...

Author: David Ingham Date: 05/25/2011

AppFabric Service Bus on NuGet and CodePlex

Today, the Service Bus team is happy to announce a couple of initiatives to make it even easier to...

Author: willpe Date: 05/25/2011

Recap of TechEd North America

Last week at the TechEd North America conference we made some exciting announcements regarding the...

Author: netsqlservicesteam Date: 05/23/2011

Fraud Prevention Measure for New Windows Azure Platform Accounts

As a fraud prevention measure, we have recently implemented a verification process for newly...

Author: netsqlservicesteam Date: 05/23/2011

More Service Bus Videos and Code Samples Available!

We just released two additional videos and the accompanying code samples to our Windows Azure...

Author: netsqlservicesteam Date: 05/19/2011

Using the Service Bus via REST / HTTP

The new Service Bus Durable Messaging features introduced with the May 2011 CTP are really cool, and...

Author: willpe Date: 05/18/2011

New Sample Access Control Cmdlets Available

As announced at TechEd North America we have released PowerShell cmdlets which wrap the management...

Author: netsqlservicesteam Date: 05/18/2011

An Introduction to Service Bus Queues

In the new May CTP of Service Bus, we’re adding a brand-new set of cloud-based,...

Author: David Ingham Date: 05/17/2011

New Service Bus and AppFabric Videos Available

As promised, we have released new videos as part of our Windows Azure AppFabric Learning Series...

Author: netsqlservicesteam Date: 05/17/2011

WCF Extensibility – IOperationInvoker

This post is part of a series about WCF extensibility points. For a list of all previous posts and...

Author: CarlosFigueira Date: 05/17/2011

Announcing the Windows Azure AppFabric CTP May and June Releases

Today at the TechEd conference we announced that we have released enhancements to Service Bus as...

Author: netsqlservicesteam Date: 05/14/2011

Introducing the Windows Azure AppFabric Service Bus May 2011 CTP

A lot of partners and customers we talk to are telling us that they think of Service Bus as one of...

Author: clemensv Date: 05/13/2011