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Windows Azure Mobile Services & Local DC announcement chat

Windows Azure Sydney User Group (WASUG)  meeting:

1.) Introduction  - Conor Brady (UG Leader) 
2.) Building mobile back ends with Windows Azure Mobile Services -  Aidan Casey
3.) Windows Azure Australian Data Centres (WAADC)- Local Microsoft Windows Azure Australian Team
4.) What's hot in the Cloud, David McGhee - Windows Azure Technical Specialist at Microsoft Australia 
5.) Close shortly before 8pm


“Building mobile back ends with Windows Azure Mobile Services”


Windows Azure Mobile Services is a backend as a service (BaaS) offering designed for the mobile ecosystem. It promises to enable mobile developers to worry less about their infrastructure and focus on building out their apps. Out of the box it comes with scalable RESTful endpoints, a dynamic "schema less" data store, PUSH notifications, authentication and authorization management. Currently there are SDK’s for Windows Store, Windows Phone, iOS and Android clients. In this session I’ll take you through the features of Windows Azure Mobile Services and I’ll build out some sample applications to show you how to get up and running with this this new technology.

Speaker Bio

Aidan is based in Cork and works remotely as a solution architect for MYOB Australia where he provides technical leadership and guidance to a large development team. Aidan has over 16 years’ experience in the software industry. Aidan is a passionate member of the technical community, and a regular presenter at events across Australia and Ireland. Outside of work, Aidan enjoys barefoot running and solving the world’s problems over a pint of Guinness!


Windows Azure Australian Data Centres (WAADC) - Local Microsoft Windows Azure Australian Team (quick fire questions!)

A chance to discuss the announcement (quick fire questions) of the Windows Azure Data Center in Australia with the local Microsoft Azure Team, including Technical Specialist's and Windows Azure Product Marketing Manager.



Venue: City Hotel (Emperor Lounge) 347 Kent Street (Corner of King Street)

Sydney City 2000

Duration 5:45PM - 8:00PM - (food served at 5.50, speakers begin at 6.00)

On: Thursday, 20th June 2013


Contact Windows Azure Sydney User Group President Conor Brady with any queries: conor.brady @




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