Javascript, it’s not just for browsers anymore. If you are a Javascript developer today you are no longer confined to the browser frame, you can take those skills to mobile devices, servers and the cloud. The technology makes it possible, but it’s not easy.

You’ve got a lot of learning to do and a lot of things to worry about like data, identity, validation, push, scale and diagnostics to name a few. Azure Mobile Services is there to make it easy. It provides you a ton of backend services out of the box to help you cloud enable those client apps utilizing the client side Javascript skills you already have. If you are a node developer you can go even further. It doesn’t stop there though, it includes client SDKs for IOS, Android, WIndows 8 and a newly announced library for Phonegap/HTML5 which you can use to reach any device anywhere.

You have to just see it to believe it, and if you watch this talk you will!

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About the speakers

About the speakers

Mr Azure

Glenn works on the Windows Azure engineering team making sure it’s a kick-ass platform for Open Source development. When he’s not developing products or with family you’ll find him at a conference somewhere in the world, hacking away on some new thing, pairing up with whoever he can find, or tweeting in to the wee hours of the night as @gblock.

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