Month: March 2013

Django Websites on Windows Azure

There are many Cloud platforms for Python web application, but the most commonly used is Amazon Web Services or Google App Engine. Windows Azure has support Python Application, but not many people are aware of this. Windows Azure web sites now come with Python 2.7 and wfastcgi handler pre-installed.

This article shows you how to  create a new Django website on Azure  using GIT .



Moodle on Windows Azure Websites – Part1

Moodle is leading open-source Learning management system (LMS) .  In this post I will show you how to set  up a Moodle website on Azure using Web Matrix  .

What you will need

  • Web Matrix 2 installed on your local machine
  • A subscription for Windows Azure websites service

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Moodle on Windows Azure Websites – Part2

In the previous article I showed you how to create a local Moodle site using Web Matrix . Now its time to migrate this to Azure website . First you need have a subscription for Azure Websites , for details visit 

Once you have logged in to the new Management portal , click on the following to create a website with “custom create”


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WebMatrix Templates on Azure

WebMatrix 2 is a web development tool that enables developers to quickly build and deploy ASP.NET, PHP, HTML5, CSS3 applications.  WebMatrix offers Templates for ASPNET , PHP and  Node.JS  to get you started with building web applications . This week we released these templates for Windows Azure websites  .    In this blog post I will show you how to create  an azure website using one of these Templates . For the sake of this article I have chosen Bakery template which is built using ASP.NET and SQL CE .

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