Learn how to add a cloud-based backend service to an app in minutes using Windows Azure Mobile Services.
Learn how to perform common scenarios using the iOS client library, including querying for data, inserting, updating, and deleting data, authenticating users, handling errors, and uploading data to blob storage.
Learn how you can use Mobile Services to store and retrieve data from an app.
You can use server scripts to validate and modify data when you are inserting and updating it. This tutorial show you how to define and register server scripts with mobile services and how to modify your app to take advantage of the new behaviors you define through the scripts.
This tutorial shows how you can use paging to manage the amount of data that Mobile Services returns to your app.
Learn how to authenticate users in your app through a variety of identity providers, including Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft, and then leverage profile data to add features like greeting users by name.
You can use scripts to authorize particular activities for authenticated users. This tutorial demonstrates how to create and register a script that filters data query results based on a userID, to ensure that users only access data that matches their userID values.
Push notifications let you deliver information to your app's users through tile, badge, and toast notifications. This topic shows you how to use Mobile Services to send push notifications to an iOS app. In this tutorial you add push notifications using the Apple Push Notification service (APNS).
This topic extends the previous push notification tutorial by adding a new table to store Apple Push Notification Service (APNS) tokens. These tokens can then be used to send push notifications to users of the iPhone or iPad app.
Learn how to add real-time collaboration to your Mobile Services-based application.
You can use Notification Hubs to efficiently route push notification messages to millions of users simultaneously. This article shows the basics of using Notification Hubs with Mobile Services.
This topic shows how to use Notification Hubs to broadcast breaking news notifications to a Windows Store app.
This tutorial shows you how to use Windows Azure Notification Hubs to send push notifications to a specific app user on a specific device. A Windows Azure Mobile Services backend is used to authenticate clients and to generate notifications.
Learn how to call a custom API from an iOS app.
Learn how to use the Mobile Services job scheduler functionality to define server script code that is executed on a schedule that you define.
Learn how to use the New Relic add-on to provide enhanced monitoring of your mobile service.
Your Mobile Services app can use Twilio to incorporate phone call and Short Message Service (SMS) functionality. This tutorial shows how to create custom API scripts that use the Twilio API to make phone calls and send SMS messages.
Learn how to add email functionality to your Mobile Service using the SendGrid email service. This topic demonstrates how to add server side scripts to send email using SendGrid.
Learn how to use features built-in Windows Azure to ensure business continuity in the event of availability problems.
This topic shows how to use use the Windows Azure command-line tools to automate the creation and management of Windows Azure Mobile Services. It describes how to install the tools and how to perform common tasks including creating a new mobile service, creating a table, registering a script on a table operation, deleting a table, and deleting an existing mobile service.
Find Mobile Service commands to enable backend capabilities for your apps.
This topic shows you how to set up source control in Mobile Services to store servce scripts in a Git repository.
The Windows Azure Mobile Services SDK includes client libraries that enable both Windows Store and iOS app development. This section provides detailed information about using these client libraries.
This reference provides general information for working with storage service APIs, as well as specific reference information for each available operation.