Microsoft Updates Windows Azure Mobile Services With Support For iOS Apps

Microsoft today announced an update for Windows Azure Mobile Services  for app developers that adds support for iOS platform. I guess Microsoft will announce support for Windows Phone 8 devices from Oct-29th developer event.

New Features Added:

  • iOS support – enabling you to connect iPhone and iPad apps to Mobile Services
  • Facebook, Twitter, and Google authentication support with Mobile Services
  • Blob, Table, Queue, and Service Bus support from within your Mobile Service
  • Sending emails from your Mobile Service (in partnership with SendGrid)
  • Sending SMS messages from your Mobile Service (in partnership with Twilio)
  • Ability to deploy mobile services in the West US region

Read more about it in detail from Scottgu’s blog.