Azure Cloud Toolkit Enables Developers to Create Windows 8 Cloud Apps

Microsoft this week released the Windows Azure Toolkit (WAT), a release that will help to bring the Windows OS and Windows Azure cloud services a bit closer together. This version enables developers to create applications that are optimized for the upcoming Windows 8 OS.

As Windows Azure "evangelist" Nick Harris put it, the WAT for Windows 8 "is designed to make it easier for developers to create a Windows Metro style application that can harness the power of Windows Azure Compute and Storage."

Microsoft this week released the Windows Azure Toolkit (WAT), a release that will help to bring the Windows OS and Windows Azure cloud services a bit closer together. This version enables developers to create applications that are optimized for the upcoming Windows 8 OS.

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