What’s new in Azure Mobile Services – 2014-02-24

Here’s what has been added in Azure Mobile Services: node.js runtime (version 0.1.6.2973) Integration with notification hubs for push: your mobile service can now use the power of notification hubs to send push notifications to your clients. Check this post for more details. .NET runtime (version 1.0.191) [preview] A long awaited feature is now live:…

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Take advantage of native integration with Notification Hubs

SDK 1.1.4 has just been released for Windows Store and Phone 8, with support for push notifications through Notification Hubs. Till today, you had two choices for implementing push notifications in Mobile Services: use the provided node modules that required explicit channel management, or go through the added effort of integrating with the more feature-rich…


Mobile Services .NET support + Source Control

Yesterday we launched preview support for a .NET based Mobile Services backend (for more information see here). For this release we’ve focused on the standard right click -> publish workflow in Visual Studio to publish your backend logic to the cloud, but if you’re a git fan fear not! Publishing your .NET based backend with…


Source control credentials issue & fix

This is to inform you about a possible impact on “Windows Azure Mobile Services – source control preview feature” in the next few days.  We are working with the Windows Azure Web Sites to migrate to a unified source control credentials so you don’t need to maintain two set of credentials (one to talk to…


What’s new in Azure Mobile Services 0.1.6.2905

Those are some changes included in this week’s release: Synchronous version of the user.getIdentities method has been deprecated: as mentioned in a previous post, this shouldn’t be used anymore, and now a warning will be written to the user logs to remind people of changing it. Application SQL errors should be written to the user…

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What’s new in the Azure Mobile Services client SDKs 1.1.3

The version 1.1.3 for the following platforms have been released: Managed (C# / VB) New authentication provider: WindowsAzureActiveDirectory When logging in with the overload that takes the provider as a string, both “WindowsAzureActiveDirectory” and “AAD” are supported (case-insensitive). Fixed issue 213, which prevented custom APIs from sending query string parameters starting with ‘$’ iOS Added…

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Azure Active Directory Preview Updates

We would like to announce some updates relating to the preview of Windows Azure Active Directory as an authentication provider for Mobile Services. You may have already seen some changes in the Mobile Services documentation. We will continue to roll out such updates, and we wanted to explain them here. Please note that while the…