This morning we released Windows Azure Media Services .NET SDK as a full open source project(Apache 2 license) on Github. Meanwhile, there are some new features and capabilities along with this release. These new capabilities include:
- • Storage 2.0 upgrade: we make our SDK compatible with storage SDK 2.0 now
- • Last version for storage 1.7: we released the last version of storage 1.7 with notification API but in the future, we will iterate on Storage 2.0 and above dependency
- • Notification APIs: adding encoding notification APIs enables you to monitor your encoding progress
Here is five simple steps for using Windows Azure Media Services .NET SDK on Github:
Step 1: install Github Windows Client: http://windows.github.com/
Step 2: Go to WAMS Github page: https://github.com/WindowsAzure/azure-sdk-for-media-services
Step 3: You could either press (1) Clone in Windows or (2) download Zip file showed on the print-screen above. By pressing (2), you are getting a Zip file for source code. If you pressed (1), you will proceed to Step 4 which enables you to folk and commit in the future.
Step 4: After clicking on (1), Github will prompt you to launch your desktop application. Click on Launch application. Then, you will see source code gets sync on your local drive.
We are looking forward to your contributions on this Github project. George Trifonov (@GeorgeTrifonov) is the lead developer for this project and he will look into the commit. For more development information, please check out our developer page.
p.s I received questions about what happen to NuGet package in the future. We will continue our efforts for producing NuGet package and the next release is coming very soon. Stay tuned.