Mobile Services node.js backend updates – Mar 30 2014

Here’s a list of some changes to the node.js runtime which went to production, in the version 0.1.6.3186 of the runtime: Fix for a bug in the Google and Azure Active Directory authentication which caused an intermittent signature validation failure: this was mentioned in this forum post. Changed a behavior in the runtime for tables…

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Mobile Services .NET Backend Updates — Mar 29 2014

We are pushing ahead hard with new features for the Mobile Services .NET backend – here are some of the updates that are now available in the latest NuGet packages as well as in the Quick Starts: Updated to Web API 2.1, Azure Storage 3.3, and JSON.NET 6.0 Support for sending Windows Phone push notifications…


Making it Yours: Configuring Mobile Services .NET Backend

The Azure Mobile Services .NET backend has a lot of flexibility in how you can configure and use it. It allows you to plug in additional components, change existing components, and configure how it works. Here we describe the main configuration and extensibility points as well as the common path. Typically you should be able…


Changes in the Azure Mobile Services JWT Token

When you authenticate with your Mobile Service using SDK, the server backend issues a Json Web Token (JWT) to the client. The client subsequently sends this token with each request to the server. Four months ago we changed the structure of the JWT we issue and increased its version to 2. We still accept version…


The .NET Backend Help Page and Test Client

When developing a .NET backend service for your Mobile Azure Service, it is often useful to be able to try things out by sending HTTP requests and see what comes back – not to mention being able to debug what happens in the service. To facilitate this the .NET Backend comes with the ASP.NET Web…


Debugging .NET Backend in Visual Studio

It’s good to be back blogging! We have been busy working on Azure Mobile Services and as you may have seen we have just released a preview of the .NET backend. This means that you can now write your mobile application backend using ASP.NET Web API from Visual Studio using all the nice frameworks your…