2009 年1 月份的新版工具已經可以下載囉，網址如下：
New for the January 2009 CTP:
- Addressed top customer bugs.
- Resolved hang and performance issues on run and debug.
- Fixed issue with "Publish" of large projects.
- Added support to debug Silverlight in a Web Role.
- Better storage services integration
- Error messages when there are Service Configuration or Service Definition errors
Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio includes:
- C# and VB Project templates for building Cloud Services
- Integration with the Development Fabric and Development Storage services
- Debugging Cloud Service Roles running in the Development Fabric
- Building and packaging of Cloud Service Packages
- Browsing to the Azure Services Developer Portal
- Role configuration
- SSL Certificate selection