Microsoft recently announced Azure App Service, a common platform for hosting Web Apps, Mobile Apps, API Apps, and Logic Apps. In this meeting, we’ll focus on Mobile Apps. Mobile Apps is the successor to Azure Mobile Services and builds upon the capabilities of that service. We’ll discuss why Mobile Apps is replacing Mobile Services, the features it provides that Mobile Services lacks, how to use them, and where things are going in the future. This presentation promises to include live coding, lots of Azure, pictures of the Queen, and possibly a man in shorts.
Chris Risner is a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. There he leads a team focused on evangelizing Microsoft’s many open source capabilities including how Microsoft Azure can be used to help build powerful mobile applications. For the past several years he has focused on mobile development on the Android and iOS platforms. Before working in mobile development, Chris worked on many large scale enterprise applications in Java and .NET. Chis is a constant learner and has a vast amount of experience in iOS, Android, Smart Clients, Asp.Net MVC, C#, Java, and Objective C. You can find out more about Chris at http://chrisrisner.com and http://twitter.com/chrisrisner .