Today, Microsoft announced updates to Windows Azure Mobile Services which allows developers to take advantage of the cloud to build and deploy modern apps for Windows 8 and iOS. Whether you are a developer building for the Windows Store, Windows Phone 8, iPhone, or iPad, Mobile Services provides an easy, streamlined process for backend elements like storing structured data, configuring user authentication via Windows Live, Facebook, Twitter, and Google, and incorporating push notifications.
Developers will benefit from Windows Azure Mobile Services in the following ways:
Call to action: Visit WindowsAzure.comto access Mobile Services either by logging into a current Windows Azureaccount or sign up for the free Mobile Services trial.
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Today we are releasing 6 new sample applications thatdemonstrate step-by-step how users can use the key functionality availablewithin Windows Azure Mobile Services from your Windows Store apps. Eachof these samples is released in both XAML/C# and HTML/JS in the Dev Center forWindows Store apps MSDNCode Gallery