300px-Java_logo_and_wordmark_svgDid you know Java applications can be hosted on Microsoft Azure too? Microsoft Azure is about much more than just Windows and Microsoft’s developer tools. Just one of the many great platforms supported on Microsoft Azure is Java!

Microsoft Azure offers a wide array of creation, deployment and management capabilities through the Azure Management Portal, PowerShell cmdlets or the Xplat CLI (cross-platform, command-line interface).

Free Video Training

Here’s an Introduction to Java on Microsoft Azure video courtesy of Channel9.

Also, here’s a free training course from over at the Microsoft Virtual Academy covering Java on Azure that uses the above video as the first part of the overall course:

Java on Microsoft Azure (approx. 5 hours) via MVA

Open Source SDK

The open source Microsoft Azure SDK for Java provides functionality to easily consume and mange Azure Services from any Ruby application.

The Azure SDK for Java is Open Source and hosted over on Github.


Here are a few articles on creating and managing Ruby application on the Azure platform:

Since no Azure application is complete without the utilization of other Azure services, here are some articles on consuming Azure services:

Happy developing Java apps on Azure!

Posted by Chris Pietschmann

Chris is a Microsoft MVP and has nearly 20 years of experience building enterprise systems both in the cloud and on-premises. He is also a Certified Azure Solutions Architect (both MCSD and MCSE), a trainer, and Cloud Advocate. He has a passion for technology and sharing what he learns with others to help enable them to learn faster and be more productive.

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