New Release of Azure SDK

16. January 2009 11:25

I just received an email a few minutes ago that indicates Microsoft has released an updated version of the Azure SDK and Tools for Visual Studio.  Here is the information:

Greetings from the Azure Services Platform Team!

We are excited to announce that we have released an update to the Windows® Azure™ SDK and Visual Studio Tools. These latest releases are available here:

Windows Azure SDK:
Windows Azure Tools for Visual Studio:
These newly released SDK and Tools include:

Bug and performance fixes
Improved integration with Visual Studio
Performance improvements with execution and debugging scenarios
Improvements to Storage Client and ASP.Net provider samples
Added support to debug Silverlight in a web role
We will continue to release updates to Windows Azure and its tools based on your feedback. Please visit to share your Windows Azure experiences.

Thank you for your continued interest.

Azure Services Platform Team

I'm downloading the goods right now.  It will be interesting to verify some of the improvements, especially around the integration with Visual Studio.  Check it out for yourself!

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