Getting user information on Azure Mobile Services

With the introduction of the server-side authentication flow (which I mentioned in my last post), it’s now a lot simpler to authenticate users with Windows Azure Mobile Services. Once the LoginAsync / login / loginViewControllerWithProvider:completion: method / selector completes, the user is authenticated, the MobileServiceClient / MSClient object will hold a token that is used…

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Troubleshooting authentication issues in Azure Mobile Services

With the announcement last week in ScottGu’s blog, Azure Mobile Service now supports different kinds of authentication in addition to authentication using the Windows Live SDK which was supported at first. You can now authenticate the users of your applications using Facebook, Google, Twitter and even Microsoft Accounts (formerly known as Live IDs) without any…

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