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Documentation update for API #119

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Milas Bowman Garrett Owen Jeff Irwin (Microsoft)
Milas Bowman

The namespace is now Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage, and the static method CloudStorageAccount.FromConfigurationSetting no longer exists in the latest API, so Parse (or ideally TryParse) should be used instead


This is a redux of my previous pull request so that it could come from my branch for it, rather than master

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Wow, sorry -- while moving these changes from my master branch to a feature branch and momentarily deleted this one. I'll stop wreaking havoc on your pull requests now :smile_cat:

Garrett Owen

Thanks for you feedback! We will be updating the documentation appropriately for the new version.

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Commits on Oct 31, 2012
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Developer Center</a>.</li>
-<p>First, include the classes you need (in this case we'll include the StorageClient
+<p>First, include the classes you need (in this case we'll include the lightweight TableClient
and further demonstrate creating a table):<br/>
-<pre>using Microsoft.WindowsAzure;
-using Microsoft.WindowsAzure.StorageClient;</pre></p>
+<pre>using System.Configuration;
+using Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage;
+using Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.Table;</pre></p>
<p>To perform an operation on any Windows Azure resource you will first instantiate
a <strong>client</strong> which allows performing actions on it. The resource is known as an
<strong>entity</strong>. To do so for Table you also have to authenticate your request:<br/>
<pre>var storageAccount =
- CloudStorageAccount.FromConfigurationSetting("StorageConnectionString");
+ CloudStorageAccount.Parse(ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings["StorageConnectionString"].ConnectionString);
var tableClient = storageAccount.CreateCloudTableClient();</pre></p>
<p>Now, to create a table entity using the client:<br/>
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