Windows Azure Mobile Services is state of the art cloud backend for all kind of applications.

 

Today, I’m really excited to announce that Windows Azure Mobile Services now supports any applications.

Windows Azure Mobile Services is running on Node.js and Windows Azure SQL Database.

You can benefit from Windows Azure Mobile Services while developing all kind of applications :

  • Windows Store
  • Windows Store JavaScript
  • Windows Phone 8
  • iOS (iPhone, iPad)
  • Android
  • and HTML Applications

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Basically, you can use Windows Azure Mobile Services to extend your application in a couple of minutes :

  • You can authenticate your users with following authentication providers out-of-box :
    • Microsoft Account
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Google

  • You can easily integrate with Push Notifications for
    • Windows Store
    • Windows Phone
    • iOS
    • Android applications

  • You can authorize your users at different levels for each CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete) operations
    • Everyone
    • Everyone with Application Key
    • Only Authenticated Users
    • Only Scripts and Admins

  • You can extend all CRUD operations with JavaScript libraries without any limits(literally)

 

  • You can benefit from Dynamic Schema handling of Windows Azure Mobile Services to stop thinking about database

 

  • You can scale up or down your Windows Azure Mobile Services according to your needs

 

  • You can connect to any external services with JavaScript backend
    • Read and manipulate external data
    • Connect to any JSON, REST or other services
    • Backup your database
    • Sanitize your data
    • Upload Videos or Images
    • Download Images or documents
    • Use as a proxy

  • Windows Azure Mobile Services Schedule Jobs are really capable of doing anything

 

  • Logging, monitoring and diagnostics is really easy with Windows Azure Mobile Services with integrated modules

 

  • You can have 10 free Windows Azure Mobile Services instances with your Windows Azure subscription

 

  • Although it’s not required, you can also directly connect to Windows Azure Mobile Services Database (Windows Azure SQL Database) from any application.

 

 

Start using your free Windows Azure trial Windows Azure Free Trial for using up to ten free Windows Azure Mobile Services Instances.

 

For more resources about Windows Azure Mobile Services go to my Windows Azure Mobile Services resources blog post.