Silicon Valley Code Camp : October 5th and 6th 2013
Robin has over 25 years of experience developing complex, business-critical applications for Fortune 100 companies. As President of Nightbird Consulting, she provided training and helped companies architect and develop scalable, efficient solutions utilizing the Azure platform. She is a 6-time Microsoft MVP, and now works for Microsoft as a Sr. Content Developer for Azure.
Robin regularly speaks about Azure at various .NET User Groups and Code Camps and runs the San Francisco/Silicon Valley Azure meetup. She can be found on Twitter as @RobinDotNet, and you can read her articles about Azure (and other subjects) at http://robindotnet.wordpress.com.
Windows Azure Web Sites are easy to deploy and maintain, and are not limited to .NET development. Come learn about WAWS using Visual Studio, then watch a Mac beginner deploy a website from the Mac. I'll also talk about the differences between this feature and the traditional PAAS web roles offered in Windows Azure.
Windows Azure In Real Life - SDCC July 2013
Come get an overview of the Windows Azure features and hear about my previous company's migration from hardware maintained in a hosted environment to a no-infrastructure shop with everything running in Windows Azure at 90% less cost. I'll also talk about some cool ways that we used Azure Blob storage.