The World's Greatest Azure Demo

All the awesome wrapped up into a one hour superdemo

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Now also available as a complete five and a half hour course on Pluralsight!

About the demo

I do a lot of demos. I write a lot of blog posts. Thing is though, none of them really sell the whole Azure picture; the BIG picture.

The superdemo was designed to cover as much as possible in one hour. (Ok, it wouldn't all fit in an hour so you get an hour twenty something.) It's the demo for people who don't quite know what this Azure thing is and probably aren't quite up to speed on the whole cloud idea either.

This is an hour and a bit of barely-edited "making real stuff happen" back-to-back demos of the important things you need to understand about websites, VMs and SQL Azure.

Because this demo has been so well received, as of April 2015 it's now also available as a full on Pluralsight course titled Modernizing Your Websites with Azure Platform as a Service.

Want more awesome?

Windows Azure Friday: It's a Friday, it's Hanselman, it's more Azure goodness to wrap up each week with

Pluralsight: Hardcore developer and IT video training by the pros with heaps of Azure material

Azure Support Forum: Learn by reading the challenges others are facing — no really, read these, you'll learn heaps

Stack Overflow Azure tag: Same deal — read these, learn heaps

Scott Gu's blog: It's all Azure lately and it's all good — get the good word on what's new from the man himself


For general discussion on the superdemo, head on over to the blog post on it at Alternatively, get me on any of the things below.