Technically speaking, a mobile app is not different from a web App: it is part of App Services and it is a REST API service, over HTTP or HTTPS. Besides other common settings coming from App Services, mobile apps are characterized by a vertical set of features, implemented in App Services, that are typically required by a mobile application.
Easy tables (ET) is a bundle of a CRUD API service backed by the SQL Azure database or Azure Storage, with a client API capable of handling offline state, storing pending changes locally in the device with local storage, while there is a connection.
At the time of writing, not all features are available to all platforms. For example, Cordova does not support offline data management, in our case.
You start defining a data row and Azure builds up an entity, the service handler, and the Web App to support it. The required initial configuration is just to create instances of the two functionalities a mobile app is built upon...