Connect with your customers wherever they are with mobile backend as a service (MBaaS). Create tailored experiences based on your customers’ interests and behavior. Reduce your time to market with cloud services, tools, and DevOps designed for delivering mobile solutions.
Build once and reach customers on any platform
Write in one language and target any device, whether it’s Android, iOS, or Windows. Expand your audience while you take advantage of your team’s current skills. And, save time by reusing code from existing development projects
Ship high quality apps faster—with confidence
Automate the lifecycle of your iOS, Android, Windows, macOS, and tvOS apps. Connect your Git repository and within minutes build in the cloud, test on real devices, distribute to beta testers and app stores, and monitor real-world usage with crash and analytics data
Simplify app development with continuous learning
Streamline end-to-end app development with continuous integration and delivery—create quality apps your customers love. Automatically test your apps on real devices, distribute builds to beta testers, and deploy them to app stores. Collect real-time insights to continuously improve your apps. Make every release better than your last
Enrich your apps with proven mobile services
No two mobile apps are the same, but they all have building blocks in common. Use our tried-and-tested MBaaS solutions to accelerate your time to market. Let your developers focus on the app logic and let us take care of the plumbing
Customers are doing great things with Azure
James Ellis, Manager of Engineering for Mobile Apps
"The thing I appreciate most about Xamarin is being able to have a shared code base for the data layer and the app services."
Thomas Connors, Director of Mobile Development
"With automated testing, we scale to meet our needs, release features on a much quicker cycle, and continue to deliver a high-quality seamless experience to our users."
Sameer Jagdale, Senior Manager of Development, Allscripts
"To build world-class apps, our mobile strategy depends on robust tools from Microsoft."
Jason Fox, Mobile Application Architect
"Integration with Xamarin and Visual Studio, along with built-in functionality, made Azure the best choice. Having the right tools and capabilities to put a stable, robust, and functional solution together in two days is a great story."
Emma Parkes, Senior Software Engineer, British Airways
"We used Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 to develop a Xamarin. Forms app that gives us 95 percent code reuse across all of the platforms that we were targeting—IOS, Android, and Windows phone Visual Studio Team Services and Xamarin Test Cloud particularly allowed us to iterate quickly through several releases of the application."
Related Azure services and Microsoft products
Visual Studio App Center
Ship your iOS, Android, Windows, and macOS apps faster and with greater confidence by automating their lifecycles. Connect your repository and, within minutes, build in the cloud, test on thousands of real devices, distribute to beta testers and app stores, and monitor real-world usage with crash and analytics data. All in one place.
Azure Cosmos DB
Azure Cosmos DB is a fully-managed NoSQL document database service that offers querying and transaction-processing over schema-free data, predictable and reliable performance, and rapid development.
Kubernetes on Azure
Get enterprise-grade by design Kubernetes. Build and deploy mobile backend solution that scale seamlessly on demand.
Ensure mobile apps perform like champions with partner solutions
Find and deploy popular analytics and bug tracking systems in the Azure Marketplace to quickly find and fix issues with your mobile apps.
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Social App for Mobile and Web with Authentication
This mobile client app offers social image sharing with a companion web app. The app back end service does background image processing using an Azure Function and can notify users of progress via a notification hub.
Custom Mobile Workforce App
This mobile workforce app architecture uses Active Directory to secure corporate data from an SAP back end system, delivered to devices via Azure App Service API Management.
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