Today's mobile applications greatly benefit from leveraging the cloud for back-end storage and services. Accessing the Windows Azure platform from Windows Phone applications makes for unlimited possibilities for developers. However, working with Azure from a device comes with challenges, such as dealing with HTTP-based communication and access control.
HTML5 is the cool new kid on the block for building Web Applications. People generally prefer native mobile apps over bookmarks in mobile browsers. Why not do both? In this course you’ll see how you can use a native mobile shell on the popular mobile platforms (iOS, Android, and Windows Phone 7) to host an HTML5 application and how to interact with native APIs, handle offline mode, and deal with devices with different resolutions.