Microsoft Azure Mobile Services

Overview of the Mobile Services HTTP API

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A quick tour of the Mobile Services HTTP API that demonstrates how Mobile Services' simplicity is more than just one layer deep. Watch this post to find out how to

  • Create your own client for Mobile Services
  • Consume a Mobile Services from another backend server using the Master key
  • Create 'virtual tables' that short-circuit the database altogether
  • Understand how the Mobile Services HTTP API works, including authentication
  • Learn more about the application key 

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    The Discussion

    • Atif Shahzad

      Great presentation please extend the time..

    • joshtwist

      Hi Atif,

      Thanks for the feedback. I'm not sure what you mean by 'extend the time' - you mean you'd like a longer video?

    • icnatejacks​on

      glad to hear you re-iterate that the application key is NOT a security feature!

    • Agon

      Josh, you sir are awesome :) Thanks for all the blog posts and the tutorials, I've learned so much from you. Much appreciated! And keep up the amazing work.

    • Ruben

      I watched this video because I have an XNA game that works with both Wp7 and W8 (through Monogame), however, I can use the Azure Mobile API on W8 but not on my WP7 version which is why I I'm opting for using the REST API in its place.

      I would like to know how to integrate this into the phone. How can I translate this process for use on a phone.

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