Get Windows Azure Tools for Visual Studio to start building and debugging applications for Windows Azure.
Install Visual Web Developer 2010 Express Edition (optional)
Visual Web Developer 2010 Express is a set of free development tools. When combined with Windows Azure Tools for Visual Studio, it offers a new integrated development environment for building Windows Azure applications. If you don’t have Visual Studio, download and install this application before installing Windows Azure Tools for Visual Studio.Install Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio 1.2 (June 2010)
Includes Windows Azure Software Development Kit (SDK). Windows Azure Tools for Visual Studio extend Visual Studio to enable the creation, building, debugging, running, and packaging of scalable services on Windows Azure. Listed below are available hotfixes.