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Windows Azure and NodeJS

When starting at my new home at RESAAS about 6 months ago, I was determined to become a better developer in a Windows environment. Developing in a *nix environment for about 10 years made it so I had to change my way of thinking (package dependencies, scripts, paths, keybindings) which is why RESAAS was a perfect learning environment for me.

RESAAS is a social network for Real Estate Professionals -- we're building a platform that lets them be more open and connected with their colleagues and clients -- and then we build tooling around that to make their everyday lives easier and more simple. That said, the whole platform is built on Windows Azure -- from Blob storage to Compute instances to SQL Azure.

Thinking back now from when I was still at Blast Radius, I've come to realize that I've come a long way in learning about Windows tooling (BACPACs, DACPACs, Visual Studio, MSBuild, SQL Azure, Windows Azure Portal, and much much more). To go even farther that just learning som…

New technical direction on this blog!

I've got a few awesome technical posts on Windows Azure and NodeJS coming down the pipeline.

Jaime Bueza is a software engineer in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He has developed web applications for Nintendo, Starbucks, Bacardi, Nike, Electronic Arts, Ritchie Brothers, Kiwi Collections, Cox Communications and Microsoft. When he's not developing useful software that constantly evolves with business requirements, he's writing open source software andcreating tutorial videos for aspiring front-end developers.