In this previous posts about Windows Azure Table Storage, I relied on the StorageClient project in the Azure SDK samples. This feels a bit strange, and raises the question: Am I expected to include references to sample projects and be using Microsoft.Samples.whatever namespaces in my future projects?
This raises a couple of questions about license, copyright, support and more. Instead of digging into those questions, I came up with some alternate questions:
- What does this sample project give us?
- How does it work?
- Can we do these things ourselves?
A lot of the searching was done in the sample code, since most of the other articles about accessing Windows Azure Table Storage depend on the same sample files. I was disappointed to see that even the Windows Azure SDK help file shows some partial code calling into the sample project. Little help there… Continue reading “Diving deeper into Windows Azure table storage”