What’s new in Azure Mobile Service 0.1.6.2830

These are the new features included in this week’s release: Package.json support with this you don’t need to commit the npm modules you use along with the repository; you can now simply reference them in a file (called package.json) and they will be downloaded at the runtime. Check this post for more information. As usual,…


Support for package.json in Azure Mobile Services

If you have Source Control preview feature enabled then you can install custom npm modules in the service folder of your repository and use them in your scripts today. While this works, it is a bit inconvenient to actually commit your packages in repository since they are not maintained by you. One of the features…


Changes to getIdentities()

Azure Mobile Services offers some great features for authenticating users of your application. After a user has logged in, calls to your tables and APIs are passed a user object which can be leveraged by your server scripts. Today we would like to announce some changes that we are making to this object. We have updated our documentation to deprecate the existing version of…


What’s new in Azure Mobile Services 1.6.4461

These are the changes added to this week’s release: Startup scripts [preview] An extensibility point that allows you to hook up to the initialization code of the mobile service and configure things such as extensions and other tasks. See this post for more information. Notable bug fixes: mssql.query’s callback is executed twice for insert /…


New Startup Scripts Preview Feature in Azure Mobile Services

Azure Mobile Services today allows you to rapidly build mobile apps using table scripts and custom APIs for server side functionality. However for certain advance scenarios it is often required to hook into the core of the mobile service backend to handle and respond to events that is otherwise not possible. To make such scenarios…


What’s new in Azure Mobile Services SDK 1.1.2

The major highlights for the 1.1.2 release are: iOS SDK: – Now is built to include the arm64 architecture, allowing apps to include the arm64 as a build architecture.  If you haven’t already, you should check Apple’s 64bit transition guide before updating your app. – Applications built with the SDK can no longer target iOS 5.1.  You can continue to use…