authentication, starting games, multi-player communication, game stateACS also supports Windows Live ID, Google, Yahoo,
Facebook and Mobile Apps on Azure
Facebook and Mobile AppsBuild what clients wantwith Windows Azure
About meTim BuntelAzure Platform Product Manager@email@example.com
Almost every new app…Mobile “Social” • Actually a Facebook• Smartphone app• Tablet • Utilising FB features• SMS • Utilising another social network (e.g. Twitter)
Why Azure for Mobile? • Rapidly built & deployed • Run on multiple devices and platforms • Integration with back-end systems Not just B2C… • Internal solutions such as custom LOB apps for mobile workers • Digital Marketing agencies
Windows Azure Toolkit for Deviceshttp://aka.ms/AzureWinPhonehttp://aka.ms/AzureAndroidhttp://aka.ms/AzureIOS • Visual Studio project templates • Class libraries optimized for use on the devices • Sample Applications • Documentation
Why Azure for Social?• Viral effect = Exponential growth• Popularity can last for hours, days, or weeks• Must be built and deployed rapidly• Can be simple one page apps or more complicated• Run on multiple devices and platforms
Windows Azure Toolkits for Socialhttp://acs.codeplex.com/wikipage?title=Facebookhttp://watgames.codeplex.com/ • Facebook as an Identity Provider • Code for common game scenarios • Sample Applications • Documentation
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