Well, this one went a bit longer than most, but only because Windows Azure Mobile Services has so many cool features that are relevant to just about anyone building mobile applications today - regardless of platform. Join me for this pre-Build 2013 session, in which I build a Windows Phone 8 application complete with data, authentication, and push notifications hosted on Window Azure Mobile Services Backend-as-a-Service offering.

Note too that there were some significant announcements at Build 2013 regarding Windows Azure Mobile Services, so be sure to check out these sessions as well:

  1. Mobile Services - Soup to Nuts
  2. Building Cross-Platform Apps with Windows Azure Mobile Services
  3. Protips for Windows Azure Mobile Services
  4. Connected Windows Phone Apps Made Easy with Azure Mobile Services
  5. Securing Windows Store Applications and REST Services with Active Directory
  6. Going Live and Beyond with Windows Azure Mobile Services