Wednesday, November 18, 2009

PDC 2009 News

I didn’t make it to PDC 2009, but have been watching the twitter feeds, rss, and live videos to be sure I’m up on all the latest goodies.  Unfortunately, that won’t get me a free multitouch tablet PC, but here are some of the other cool things that have come out of this year’s conference so far:

Thursday, November 12, 2009

SQL Server Management Studio now supports SQL Azure

One of the pain points in my series on porting nopCommerce to Azure was that SQL Management Studio did not readily support SQL Azure.  You could get it to work with a little fiddling and ignoring a few errors, but it was far from ideal.  Well, now this has been addressed with SQL Server 2008 R2 Management Studio.  This is a CTP, but then again, so is the rest of Azure!