Shaun Xu

The Sheep-Pen of the Shaun



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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I started to use Geekwithblogs (a.k.a. GWB) since 2010, based on one of my friend's recommendation. I've to say during the past 5+ years I was really enjoying blogging and had published 107 posts with 380 comments. GWB provided an awesome platform where I can share my experience and discuss with a lot of talents. But since last month I found my blog look strange. On May 29th I found all my categories are lost. And when I tried to create a new category it still cannot be saved. This means all my well-categorized ......


Just found the email and knew that I’m award the Microsoft MVP 2011 of the Windows Azure. I’m very exciting as this is my first time to become a MVP. Here I would like to say thanks for the recommender, Ray Zhang, my colleague Wang Tao, Chen Pu who shares the experiences with me about Windows Azure and all technical stuff, the teachers and friends Terry Lee, Kidd Lee, Jeff Zhao, Ninputer, Yongjing Li, etc. I also would like to thank to the which give me a wonderful place and platform ......


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 ......

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