Building Connected Android Apps with Azure

Track: Mobile
Skill Level: Intermediate
Room: Ballroom A
Time Slot: Tue 2/25, 2:30 PM
Tags: mobile , push notifications , azure , android , cloud
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Learn how Windows Azure Mobile Services make developing your Android 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 GCM push notifications with a single line of code, add authentication and secure your app, and much more. All of this with a native Java SDK built for Android! We’ll go over each feature and see how to use it with live coding demonstrations.

Chris Risner

Chris Risner is a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. There he leads a team focused on evangelizing Microsoft’s many open source capabilities including how Microsoft Azure can be used to help build powerful mobile applications. For the past several years he has focused on mobile development on the Android and iOS platforms. Before working in mobile development, Chris worked on many large scale enterprise applications in Java and .NET. Chis is a constant learner and has a vast amount of experience in iOS, Android, Smart Clients, Asp.Net MVC, C#, Java, and Objective C. You can find out more about Chris at and