Shaun Xu

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Shaun, the author of this blog is a semi-geek, clumsy developer, passionate speaker and incapable architect with about 10 years’ experience in .NET and JavaScript. He hopes to prove that software development is art rather than manufacturing. He's into cloud computing platform and technologies (Windows Azure, Amazon and Aliyun) and right now, Shaun is being attracted by JavaScript (Angular.js and Node.js) and he likes it.

Shaun is working at Worktile Inc. as the chief architect for overall design and develop worktile, a web-based collaboration and task management tool, and lesschat, a real-time communication aggregation tool.


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Today is Dec the 29th in Chinese Traditional Calendar, that means on Thursday (3rd of Feb) we will have the Chinese New Year! For those who doesn’t know about the Chinese New Year please visit the wikipedia site. This is the most important holiday not only for the Chinese in China, but the Chinese all around the world. Here I would like to say: ????. (Chun Jie Kuai Le, Happy Chinese New Year). OK I have 3 news with my celebration: The new windows azure developer portal had been published for a while ......


Thanks for all people who attended my session at the TechED 2010 on the 2nd of Dec in Beijing. I had uploaded my presentation (in Chinese) and the demos codes here. As I said in my session please feel free to email me ( if you have any questions about the Windows Azure platform. And please have a look on my company’s website ( if you are interested. Hope this helps, Shaun All documents and related graphics, codes are provided "AS IS" without warranty of any kind. ......


Just knew from Wang Tao that Microsoft will launch the Web Camp event in many cities to share their technologies and experience on web application building. The topics of this Web Camps would focus on ASP.NET, jQuery and Entity Frameworks and how to build a cool web application based on them which I’m very interesting. And another reason is that, it’s FREE. Please have the detail information and register at, which is built on Windows Azure. And the speaker in Beijing would ......


Just found a good (looks like) tool for jQuery coding and debugging from the (Chinese) named jQueryPad by Paul Stovell. With it we don’t need to switch between the visual studio and the browser when coding and debugging. There’s only one main screen where we can type the HTML and jQuery code and just press F5 to see the result in the bottom frame. .NET Frameworks 3.5 is required. Hope this helps. Shaun All documents and related graphics, codes are provided "AS IS" without warranty of any ......


This is my first post on this blog site. Just want to say hello to all of you.

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