New UWP quickstart project, Mobile Services transition begins, and other Azure Mobile news

It’s been a while since I have been able to post about the goings on with Azure Mobile Apps and other related Azure mobile goodies. (I’ve also been working on docs for the new Azure Functions offering, which is now in preview, so there’s that.) Anyway, here’s some of what’s exciting on Azure, at least…


Use the Deploy to Azure Button for your Parse Migration

I was thrilled to have participated in assembling the recent guidance to help Parse-hosted app developers move their cloud code and data to Azure, including authoring the very popular post Azure welcomes Parse developers. This guidance was the culmination, starting with the shocking announcement about Facebook’s shutting-down Parse, of a wild weekend working with some…