Microsoft DevRadio: How I Built the Smart Shopping App for Windows 8 and Windows Phone

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David Chou welcomes Brian Satorius, founder and creator of the “Smart Shopping” app to the show as they discuss how Brian developed his app for Windows 8 and Windows Phone using Windows Azure as its back-end cloud service platform.

Download “Smart Shopping”  from the Windows Store

  • [2:20] What does the Smart Shopping app do?
  • [3:40] Why did you decide to build a Windows Store app when you already have a Windows Phone version?
  • [4:10] What was your experience in building the app? How was it different than the Windows Phone version?
  • [9:15] Why did you choose Windows Azure as your backend cloud service platform?
  • [15:08] How has your experience been in using Azure Mobile Services?
  • [21:46] What brought you to building an app for Windows Phone?  
  • [30:17] How has your experience been so far working with Microsoft?

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