Windows Azure Mobile Services:
- Accelerate your mobile app development. Incorporate structured storage in the cloud, user authentication(Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Active Directory account)/authorization and push notifications to millions (Notification Hubs) in minutes. Add your custom backend logic in C# or Node.js
- Introduction to Azure Mobile Service – Scott Guthrie
Below are some tutorials that walkthrough common authentication/authorization/push scenarios you can do with Windows Azure Mobile Services:
- Get Started with Mobile Service
Get started with data
Learn more about storing and querying data using Mobile Services.
Get started with authentication
Learn how to authenticate users of your app with an identity provider.
Get started with push notifications
Learn how to send a very basic push notification to your app.