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Mike Benkovich is a former Microsoft evangelist who has spent his career helping developers explore and apply new technologies to solving information challenges. His website provides developers with resources to get started and work with technologies including cloud, data and devices. Follow him on twitter @mbenko.

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This web application was built as a compilation of several of the Hands On Labs in the Windows Azure Training Kit. I've modified them to accomodate standard ASP.NET Web Forms architecture. For development of the site to test the Access Control Services functionality I used Web Deploy to be able to rapidly make changes and view them on the hosted instance in Windows Azure. A video of how to configure this can be found at

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Webcast Series
BOOK Patterns & Practices: Moving Applications to the Cloud with Windows Azure
BOOK Azure in Action by Brian Prince
BOOK Programming Windows Azure by Sriram Krishnan
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