Android Support in Windows Azure Mobile Services

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In this video, Chris Risner announces the release of Android support for Windows Azure Mobile Services.  The SDK was built by Microsoft Open Technologies and the Mobile Services team completed portal integration and push notifications support.  To try Mobile Services for free, sign up for the Free Trial and - you'll get 10 mobile services for free.


Android developers can use Windows Azure Mobile Services to:

  • Accelerate mobile app development. Store data in the cloud, authenticate users, and send push notifications in minutes.
  • Add a scalable and secure backend to an Android application.
  • Spend the time you save on configuring infrastructure to build an experience users will love.

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    Atif Shahzad

    Great now Mobile services is getting closer to build real live LOB apps ,What I would love to see in future updates are.

    1) Nested update ,insert of entities.

    2) Any possible way to write server side code in C#,VB which would be tough in near future but I thing if we have any tool to write server side code in C# and covert into server side code which is node js so that would be great.

    I wish you best of luck and looking forward to build multi device apps.

    One questions more any future plans for BlackBerry and Symbian devices.

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    Great! I've been waiting for it for so long!:)
    thank you!

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    talking android in windows with apple notebook --- great


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    @Holger282:I'm actually running OS X in this video.

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    actualy i love it.

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    Hi, currently i'm developing a multimedia android application which will evetually integrate with azure. I was wondering if there are website / tutorials on how to integrate both of them. I google around and i cant find tutorials on how to upload audio/video/picture from my application to azure. I also must attempt to retrieve them from the azure.

    Do offer me any guidance if you have the knowledge to guide me through my project.

    Thank you.

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