Chris Risner is a Windows Azure Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. Chris is focused on connecting Windows Azure with mobile apps. He has been working with iOS and Android development for the past several years. Before working in mobile development, Chris worked on many large scale enterprise applications in Java and .NET. Chris is a prodigious learner who loves technology of all flavors and has a vast amount of experience in Smart Clients, Asp.Net MVC, C#,, Java, Objective C, Android and iOS. You can find out more about Chris at chrisrisner.com and @chrisrisner.
Learn how Windows Azure Mobile Services make developing your iOS apps a breeze with a feature rich and easy to use backend. We'll go over how you can take advantage of structured data stored in the cloud, send APNS push notifications with a single line of code, add authentication and secure your app, and much more. All of this with a native Objective-C SDK! We'll go over each feature and see how to use it with live coding demonstrations.
Building a mobile application is hard enough without worrying about how you’re going to store your data, figure out who your users are, push information down to them, and sync their data across the different devices they have. Azure Mobile Services is here to help you solve that problem with the cloud. Putting the native SDKs built for Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and Windows Store apps into your application is your gateway to structured and relational data storage via an easy to use REST API, user authentication, powerful and easy push notifications, server side application logic, and more!