James Conard, Senior Director, Developer & Platform Evangelism, Microsoft
Windows Azure is a flexible and open cloud platform for a wide variety of applications, ranging from web sites to enterprise-scale and mobile applications. In this keynote, you will learn how to quickly build, deploy, and manage applications using Visual Studio 2012 and the latest Windows Azure features and services. You will see how to develop modern web sites and Web APIs, migrate your existing applications, and develop cloud-connected apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone. Finally, through a series of demos, we will tour the rich collection of Windows Azure services including database and storage services, media services, and reliable messaging services.