Azure table storage paging with continuation tokens

In order to create a paging control when utilising Azure Table Storage, a slightly different approach is required as the usual paging methods such as skip are not available. Out of the box, Azure Table Storage supports continuation tokens which are essentially small xml files acting as keys to the specific sets of data matching [...]
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Simplifying accessing data from table storage in windows azure

Windows Azure Table storage is one of the options you have for storing data within Windows Azure. Table storage is a very different beast to a traditional relational approach for storing data, such as SQL Server or within Windows Azure using SQL Azure. Table storage is effectively a NoSQL data store, allowing you to store [...]
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Querying the wadlogstable in windows azure

Activating Logging When writing any application, particularly an application built for Azure, it is vital to have a good logging strategy in place. How many times have you heard someone in the office say “hey the system has just gone down, but we don’t know why?” It is important to log anything that can help [...]
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The art of less

There’s always a golden moment in the lifetime of building a piece of software; it is right at the beginning when you are staring at a blank canvas – an empty solution. This moment is special because everything is still possible and the objectives are so clear. The lack of code is comprehensible. There are [...]
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