Windows Phone 7

W04 Building Windows Phone Applications Using the Fast Lane: Using RIA Services on Azure as Your Backend


9:15am - 10:30am

Level: Intermediate

Marcel de Vries



Always wanted to build a windows phone application and need a backend service to feed it with data? In this session I will show you how you can leverage RIA services for your phone applications. I will show how easy it is to deploy it to windows azure and how we can leverage claim based authentication with Azure ACS. Furthermore I will show you how you can use a parts of the Azure Phone toolkit as the foundation of a login experience on your phone device.

You will learn:

  • How you can use RIA services as the service layer beyond the Silverlight client
  • How you can secure your service and push it to the cloud
  • How easy it is to build your RIA service in Azure and hence scale with the success of your phone app