Microsoft DevRadio: Microsoft Azure Mobile Services Overview & the New .NET Backend

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AzureButtonMatt Harrington kicks off a new 4 part series on the new features and capabilities found in Microsoft Azure Mobile Services. Tune in for part 1 where he invites Sr. Program Manager Yavor Georgiev to discuss the latest enhancements made to Azure Mobile Services as well as the new .NET backend.

  • [0:30] Who are Azure Mobile Services for?
  • [1:14] What are the capabilities of Azure Mobile Services?
  • [3:40] How does Azure Mobile Services compare to Parse?
  • [4:21] How is it implemented?
  • [6:06] What are some of the principles that guided development of the .NET backend?
  • [9:51] What are some of the new Offline sync capabilities?
  • [11:55]  What types of scenarios are enabled with the new Active Directory Authentication features?
  • [12:33]  What’s new with Push Notifications?
  • [13:45]  Let’s talk about the new .NET backend --- how do I get started?
  • [18:07]  How can I use an on-premise database?
  • [20:20Microsoft recently announced at TechEd a new feature called “Hybrid Connections.” What is it and why is it important?
  • [21:05] What existing investments can be brought in? Can I make my own controllers?
  • [24:45] Where does NuGet fit in and is it open source?
  • [25:53] What new features can we expect down the line?

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