Xamarin and Azure
Create amazing cloud-powered mobile apps faster
- Scale your apps to millions of customers across multiple geographies
- Quickly add authentication, push notifications and offline data sync
- Connect your apps to enterprise systems, in the cloud or on premises
- Use infinitely scalable storage to manage your app resources
- Build powerful apps with integrated tools, cloud services and mobile SDKs
- Integrate your mobile DevOps processes and systems with a few lines of code
Every mobile app needs to be connected
Build beautiful, fully native Android, iOS and Windows apps, tapping into the back-end building blocks that you need to scale and grow.
Watch how Xamarin and Azure help you build powerful mobile apps.
User Authentication enables single sign-on for your mobile app, so users can effortlessly authenticate with any cloud or on-premises app.
App Service supports five identity providers out of the box, including: Azure Active Directory, Facebook, Google, Microsoft Account and Twitter, as well as your own custom identity solution.Learn more
Notification Hubs let your apps broadcast personalised push notifications to millions of users in minutes. Send breaking news, enterprise-wide announcements and location-based vouchers – with no heavy lifting required.Learn more
Storage and data connections
Azure Storage is massively scalable, and accessible from anywhere and from any device. Whether it’s images, photos, documents or customer records (in the cloud or on premises), Azure makes it simple to create or integrate the right kind of storage.Learn more
Use offline data sync to make sure your users can view, create and modify data, even when they experience connectivity issues or are offline.Learn more
Surprise and delight your users with intelligent, interactive apps. Access next-generation cloud services in Azure that can take your apps even further with features such as facial recognition, intelligent bots, visual search and other kinds of exciting advanced functionality.Learn more
Get apps into your users’ hands quickly with sophisticated mobile DevOps tools for continuous integration and delivery. The unified solution provided by Visual Studio, Azure, Xamarin Test Cloud and HockeyApp speeds up application delivery and boosts the productivity and quality of any mobile project.
Shopping Demo App sample application
The Shopping Demo App is a consumer-facing sample app for Android, iOS and UWP which includes a wide range of Azure services. Explore the code to see how you can: quickly add authentication, allow users to buy and sell items, send and receive push notifications for account updates, and tap into emotion recognition to rate the app with a smile.
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Customers are building amazing mobile apps with Xamarin and Azure
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated
“We use Xamarin and Azure Mobile Services for data syncing and data handling. Our account reps are out on the road most days, so we need mobile solutions that work fast and can work offline. Xamarin allows our team to create native apps using our C# skills, and Azure allows us to create connections back to the network.”