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Mastering Cloud Development using Microsoft Azure

By : Roberto Freato, Marco Parenzan
Book Image

Mastering Cloud Development using Microsoft Azure

By: Roberto Freato, Marco Parenzan

Overview of this book

Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform that supports many different programming languages, tools, and frameworks, including both Microsoft-specific and third-party software and systems. This book starts by helping you set up a professional development environments in the cloud and integrating them with your local environment to achieve improved efficiency. You will move on to create front-end and back-end services, and then build cross-platform applications using Azure. Next you’ll get to grips with advanced techniques used to analyze usage data and automate billing operations. Following on from that, you will gain knowledge of how you can extend your on-premise solution to the cloud and move data in a pipeline. In a nutshell, this book will show you how to build high-quality, end-to-end services using Microsoft Azure. By the end of this book, you will have the skillset needed to successfully set up, develop, and manage a full-stack Azure infrastructure.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Mastering Cloud Development using Microsoft Azure
About the Authors
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Chapter 5. Building the Mobile Experience

In previous chapters, you have discovered how we can develop cloud services and web applications that can be consumed with browsers installed on a desktop or mobile computer. The revolution started with the introduction of smartphones has introduced two new ways of consuming the Web: mobile browsers and mobile apps. In this chapter, we will discover the world of mobile app development from the hybrid app point of view. We'll also discover how Azure helps mobile developers with vertical scenario services to simplify and accelerate app release and management.

In this chapter, you will learn:

  • How to develop hybrid mobile apps with HTML5, JavaScript, and Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova

  • How to create fast and easy vertical cloud services for mobile applications if you are a focused mobile developer

  • How to code Azure services in Node.js