Haven’t tried Windows Azure? This is your chance!
We are offering you a FREE Azure account so you can try the Azure platform yourself , and deploy your applications to the cloud.
All you need to do is to fill out the form bellow (name , e-mail) , and the account will be sent to you. Don’t wait too long ! You have this chance until Saturday 26th of Feb. After that the form will be closed. So go ahead and register now!!
What do I need to get started?
1. Operating System
The tools are supported on:
- Windows 7
- Windows Server 2008
- Windows Vista
2. You need to enable IIS (with ASP.NET, WCF HTTP Activation)
Go to control panel –> Programs –> Turn Windows Features On or Off –> Internet Information Services –> World Wide Web Services –> Application Development Features –> Turn on ASP.NET and CGI
Under Microsoft.NET Framework 3.5.1 –> turn on Windows Communication Foundation HTTP Activation , and click OK .
3. Development Environment
- Visual Studio 2008
- Visual Studio 2010
- Microsoft Visual Web Developer 2008 Express.
- SQL Server 2005 Express Edition or above. (It will be installed automatically with Visual Studio)
4. Windows Azure SDK and Tools for Visual Studio
NOTE: The Azure SDK is installed automatically with the tools.
And if any of the above does not work and you need any help setting your environment, you can drop a question to firstname.lastname@example.org
How do I create a Windows Azure application?
Very Simple! You can learn how to create applications in Visual Studio for Windows Azure using ( C# , Java , VB.NET , PHP or Ruby ) from the following link :
For more information on Windows Azure, go to :
Fill out the following form to get a free account: