Windows Azure Mobile Services Adds Support for Android

Wednesday Mar 6th 2013 by CodeGuru Staff

Beginning today Android users can now connect their apps to Microsoft’s Azure Mobile Services.

Now providing support to leverage the Azure Mobile Services platform to store structured data, use its user authentication tools and send out push notifications, Microsoft adds support for Android. With the Android SDK which is now available for download at GitHub, the new SDK was developed by the Microsoft Open Technologies team, while the Azure team focused on the push support and the portal integration. To enable push notification to Android apps, developers still have to sign up for Google’s Cloud Messaging service. Read the full release information here.

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