Windows Azure

This is for you if you currently enrolled in one of my web programming courses.

1: Redeem Academic Pass

Redeem your Academic pass code here:


Fill in the code


Fill in the form

Then fill in the form and send your information to request your Academic Pass.

2: Confirmation Email

Here is a sample of what to expect from the Windows Azure Team.

To: __________
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 21:21:29 +0000
Subject: Windows Azure Pass request CRM:0001149Dear __________,Thank you! Your Windows Azure Pass request has been accepted. You will receive your login in 2-3 business days.If you do not receive your login within this timeframe, first try logging into the Windows Azure Management Console with your Windows LiveID, if this still does not work please send email to with your full name and your Windows LiveID.

In the meantime, feel free to familiarize yourself with the Windows Azure platform so you can hit the ground running:

Download Windows Azure Tools and start building your applications.

Learn how to create an ASP.NET application.

Explore curriculum resources for Introduction to Cloud Computing

See how to deploy and run your sample application.

Join the Imagine Cup Windows Azure Challenge and get in on the ‘next big thing’ by leveraging Windows Azure platform features to build a web application.

Thank you,

The Windows Azure in Education Team

Review the Windows Azure trial Pass Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

3: Approval and Access Details

You should get one more email from The Windows Azure in Education Team giving you the final details on how to access your account.

It should look like this:

CC: ____________
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 14:41:32 -0800
Subject: Welcome to Windows Azure Internal Consumption

Dear ______________,

We are excited to have you on board. Your Windows Azure account is set up and ready to go.

To get started please visit the Windows Azure Management Portal.

Contact one of our team members today at if you have any questions, or would like assistance.

Here is some account information you may find useful:

• Find account information for the Windows Live ID at

• Estimate account costs using the pricing calculator at

Thank you for signing up for Windows Azure.

Windows Azure

Note: Please do not respond to this message.

For Windows Azure Support, please visit

For Windows Azure technical resources, please visit our Developer Center at

Microsoft respects your privacy. Please read our online Privacy Statement at

Elapsed time about an hour and 20 minutes.


4: Check out Windows Azure

To get started please visit the Windows Azure Management Portal.


5: Create a Website

We will discuss the details in class.

6: WebMatrix

While viewing the management portal for your website – at the bottom right, click WebMatrix.


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  1. […] If you have a Microsoft Account you can use the link in my second email to you to set up your Windows Azure Account. […]

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