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Using the Windows Azure CLI on Windows and from within Visual Studio

Sandrino Di Mattia Jan 04 2013
Last month Glenn Block announced the new release of azure-cli (version 0.6.9). This release adds lots of new features to the CLI like managing Mobile Services, custom Web Site deployments.
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Last month Glenn Block announced the new release of azure-cli (version 0.6.9). This release adds lots of new features to the CLI like managing Mobile Services, custom Web Site deployments …In order to use the azure-cli you'll need Node.js on your machine. And I guess this is the reason why people with a Windows machine prefer using Windows Azure PowerShell over the azure-cli. The setup experience changed drastically in this new release and this might make it easier for you to adopt the azure-cli.

Here is a blog that covers this topic.

http://fabriccontroller.net/blog/posts/using-the-windows-azure-cli-on-windows-and-from-within-visual-studio/