Note: This project supports the Windows Store version of the Get started with data tutorial. For the Windows Phone Silverlight 8.0 version, see Get Started with Data in Azure Mobile Services for Windows Phone 8.
This Windows Store sample application supports the Get started with data in Mobile Services tutorial in the Azure developer center. This tutorial shows you how to use Azure Mobile Services to leverage data in a Windows Store app. The app in this Window Store apps project initially stores inserted data in an in-memory collection. By following the tutorial, you replace the in-memory collection with Mobile Services for data storage and access.
Note: This tutorial is intended to help you better understand how Mobile Services enables you to use Microsoft Azure to store and retrieve data from a Windows Store app. As such, this topic walks you through many of the steps that are completed for you in the Mobile Services quickstart. If this is your first experience with Mobile Services, consider first completing the tutorial Get started with Mobile Services.
This sample requires Visual Studio 2012 Express for Windows 8 apps to run on a Windows 8 computer.
Completing the project requires the following:
To enable the app to leverage Mobile Services for cloud-based data storage instead of local or in-memory storage, complete the tutorial Get started with data in Mobile Services. This tutorial walks you through the following steps:
Once you have updated the app, it will use Mobile Services to store and retrieve data instead of using local or in-memory storage.
For more information about Mobile Services and to find the other tutorials, see the Mobile Services developer center.