Microsoft Launches Comprehensive App Service on Azure Cloud Platform

This newly launched App service will combine three services – mobile app, web app, and logic app – on Azure cloud computing platform.

Microsoft Azure App Service This was announced by Microsoft Corporation on March 25, 2015 that it has launched a very futuristic and comprehensive App service on its Azure cloud computing platform, which will allow the businesses to develop, integrate and run multiple applications such as mobile apps, web apps and logic apps in both SaaS and on-premises environments.

It was further elaborated in the official statement that this new feature of Azure platform will allow technical professionals, businesses and experts to automate the numerous business processes through a very attractive and easy visual designer. While talking about the features of this new service, the statement further informed that a wide range of SDK clients such as iOS, Windows, Android, and many other multi-environment platforms are supported for the mobile developers on this new service.  Among such environment, Cordova and Xamarin are a few to name.

This application would enable the businesses to achieve many capabilities such as active directory integration, hybrid connectivity and others.

While talking about this new app service, the corporate vice president of Azure App Platform at Microsoft Corporation, Mr. Bill Staples said, “App Service is an integrated solution that streamlines development, while enabling easy integration with on-premises and SaaS systems, while providing the ability to quickly automate business processes.” He further added, while talking about the individual apps integrated in this new service that, “Logic Apps connectivity is built on the foundation of API apps, meaning you can easily bring your own services and functionality to the party. And for enterprise-grade integration needs our connector library include capabilities from Microsoft Azure’s integration platform, BizTalk Services; including built-in API apps for message validation, transformation, a rules engine, trading partner management and hybrid connectivity, all built-in.”

It was further informed in the statement that this service, which integrates three different services is available in public review version and official commercial launch will be finalized very soon. The pricing of this App Service is the same that is applicable for the Azure website services. It is offering additional features at the same prices such as service from mobile, API apps, Logic app and others.

This service will offer full freedom for developers to develop both web apps and mobile apps for any device or platform very easily.