This Toolkit is now deprecated and is now

superseded by Windows Azure Mobile Services

The Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone provided developers with the first iteration of support for building backend services for Windows Phone apps using Windows Azure.  The main areas of feedback we received from mobile developers was that they wanted a turn-key set of services for common functionality such as notifications, auth, and data.   Windows Azure Mobile Services directly reflects this feedback by enabling developers to simply provision, configure, and consume scalable backend services. The downloads for this toolkit will be removed on the week of Feb 1st 2013 and all future improvements will be channeled into Windows Azure Mobile Services rather than this toolkit. 

To get started with Mobile Services, sign up for a Windows Azure account and receive 10 free Mobile Services.


WAT Windows Phone

The BabelCam sample uses Project Hawaii’s Services in the Cloud to recognize text in pictures. In order to use Project Hawaii’s services you need to obtain a valid Application ID.

Obtaining a Project Hawaii Application ID

  1. Navigate to http://hawaiiguidgen.cloudapp.net/default.aspx and click Sign In.
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  2. Sign in using your Windows Live ID account.
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  3. Click Register this Live Id With Hawaii.
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  4. Copy your Project Hawaii’s Application ID and use it in the BabelCam setup process.
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Last edited Jan 21, 2013 at 9:26 PM by nharris, version 8

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