Vincent-Philippe Lauzon’s

Azure, Apps & Data

  • Applied SOA: Part 1 – Introduction

    I’ve been involved in multiple projects sporting some form of Service Oriented Architecture using Microsoft .NET technologies.  Some were SOA in name only (Remote Procedure Calls were involved) while others were closer in spirit to the tenets of SOA.

    The term SOA tends to be abused in the community.  When I do interviews with candidates, I often see SOA on...

  • Expression Trees: Part 2 – Fetching Properties

    This is part of a series of blog post about expression trees in .NET 4.0.  The past blog entries are:

    In this article, I’ll cover using Expression Trees (ET) for fetching properties.

    In this article, I’ll use the following classes:

    public class Employee
    {
        public string FirstName { get; set;...

  • Fujitsu launches a Windows Azure Service

    Fujitsu becomes one of the first big company leveraging Windows Azure Appliance to offer a cloud service.

    Microsoft has announced some times ago that it will sell Windows Azure as an appliance to key partners in order to increase cloud offering powered by Azure.

    Microsoft hence positions itself as both a cloud provider and a cloud platform provider, not...