Husband. Dad. Dev Advocate for Telerik. MSFT MVP. Helps run DevReach & GlobalAppDevUG. Tech Speaker. Author. Likes Audi, Apple & Cricket. Foodie. Geek! 🌎
Let's get going .. You're going to love this!
Samidip Basu .. jeez, just Sam
Developer Advocate, Telerik
I dabble into things .. I break stuff
[No, I'm not on LinkedIn or FaceBook]
Do you have a MSFT account?
Yeah, same one that powers ..
Live/Outlook email, Contacts, Calendars
Windows 8/Windows Phone Devices
Most other MSFT Services
I bet your users have one too ..
Most of these powered by
Enter Live Connect
RESTful APIs over Live Services
By developers, For Developers!
Live Connect Benefits
Why are you paying for the cloud again?
Live Connect APIs use ..
OAuth 2 - for user authentication
REST - support for all HTTP verbs
JSon - format for data handling
What you get
Easy user authentication through MSFT account
Fine-grained permission control through Scopes
Personal touch - user's Contacts
Integration - user's Calendar
OneDrive - enough said
Pick your Platform
Dedicated SDKs for easy consumption on
Any .NET app
Don't forget REST though ..
So, you want to build a mobile app?
See the problem?
Yeah, let's not always do that.
There is a better way
You need Cross-Platform!
Use your Web skills
Build Hybrid Cross-Platform mobile apps!
Why you'll love Hybrid
True single Codebase for all platforms
Access to Native APIs
App Store presence & monetization
Users cannot tell the difference
Hybrid Mobile Development, simplified!
All needed Services
How cool is Live Connect?
Now, let's go build our dreams ..
Ping me for anything - @samidip
By Sam Basu