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Programmatic SSL AppFabric Cache Integration

I recently integrated Windows Azure’s AppFabric Cache into a solution I’ve been working on and went down the programmatic route as opposed to modifying my solution’s application configuration files.  I initially modified the web.config and app.config files for my web and worker roles respectively, just to see how easy it was to implement caching via that method, and I can say with confidence that Microsoft have made it a complete breeze.  However, my requirements meant that I had to programmatically create the DataCacheFactory and connect to the SSL endpoint for an added layer of security. Continue reading