Microsoft has recently announced the preview release of Microsoft Driver for Node.JS for SQL Server which allows the Node.js developers to connect Microsoft SQL Server database and Windows Azure SQL database. This is a great addition to the tool set for Node.js developers. NoSQL databases are widely using with Node.js for building high performance apps. However, in many situations we might be required a relational database where we can use Microsoft Driver for Node.JS for SQL Server, to working with Microsoft SQL Server database and Windows Azure SQL database. I have a created CRUD demo in Node.js with Express framework which can be available on Github at https://github.com/shijuvar/NodeOnAzure/tree/master/SqlNode . The demo app is built with Node.js, Express.js, Jade View Engine and the node-sqlserver module.
I have just migrated my EFMVC app from ASP.NET MVC 4 Beta to ASP.NET MVC 4 RC. In this release, the EFMVC solution is built with Visual Studio 2012. The migration process was very smooth and did not made any major changes other than adding AutoMapper for mapping between View Model objects and Domain Model objects.
In this blog post, I will demonstrate how to install Napa Office 365 Development Tools onto your Office 365 developer site and how to building apps for SharePoint and Office by using the Napa developer tools. Microsoft has recently introduced "Napa" which is the new Office 365 development tools that lets the developers to build apps for Office and SharePoint within a browser without the help of Visual Studio. Napa” is a web based free app for SharePoint so that you don't need to install anything on your machine to working with "Napa" Office 365 Development Tools. “Napa” is an excellent way to start building apps for the new Cloud App Model.