Did 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.
Here are a few articles on creating and managing Ruby application on the Azure platform:
- Create a Java web app in Azure App Service
- Creating a Hello World Application for Azure in Eclipse
- How to run a Java application server on a Virtual Machine
- How to run a compute-intensive task in Java on a Virtual Machine
Since no Azure application is complete without the utilization of other Azure services, here are some articles on consuming Azure services:
- How to use Blob Storage from Java
- How to use Table Storage from Java
- How to use Azure SQL Database in Java
- On-Premises Application with Blob Storage
- Build a Java web application using DocumentDB
- How to use Service Bus Queues
- How to Authenticate Web Users with Azure Access Control Service using Eclipse
- How to Send Email using SendGrid from Java
- How to use Twilio for Voice and SMS capabilities in Java
Happy developing Java apps on Azure!