Mango Sample: A Cloud-based Phone App in 5 Minutes


When you create a Windows Phone application you might have some data to store. Where do you store it?

  • Well, there’s always Isolated Storage. I discuss that here
  • There’s always a local SQL Database. I discuss that here.

But, what if on-the-phone isn’t good enough? …to the cloud!

Why the cloud?

There are lots of great reasons. Here are a few:

  1. Your data needs to be updated or refreshed, call the cloud
  2. Your data needs to be saved for roaming users, call the cloud
  3. Your data is huge and phones only need a bit, call the cloud

Before you do anything, you might want to check if there’s even a network to use. To detect the network, WiFi, and so much more, read this article.

Read the whole article here.

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