This is pretty cool. You can use Windows Azure to build Windows Phone 7, Android and iOS applications! Given some of the conversations around extending LOB into the cloud (e.g. across multiple devices and Office 365), this is pretty appealing and cross-applicable.
Wade Wegner has a good write-up here on the new release including descriptions of what’s new, included sample code and more: http://www.wadewegner.com/2011/08/windows-azure-toolkits-for-devices-now-with-android.
For more details, check out the following posts:
- The Official Microsoft Blog: Microsoft Releases the Windows Azure Toolkit for Android
- Windows Phone Developer Blog: Building Windows Phone Applications Using Windows Azure
- Windows Azure Team Blog: NOW AVAILABLE - Windows Azure Toolkit for Android