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Learning Windows Azure Mobile Services for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 by Geoff Webber-Cross

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Setting up Windows Store apps

Visual Studio 2013 has a new wizard, which associates the app with the store in order to obtain a push notifications URI. Code is added to the app to interact with the service that will be updated to have a Channels table. This table has an Insert script to insert the channel and ping back a toast notification upon insert. The following procedure takes us through using the wizard to add a push channel to our app:

  1. Right-click on the project, and then navigate to Add | Push Notification.
  2. Follow the wizard and sign in to your store account (if you haven't got one, you will need to create one).
  3. Reserve an app name and select it. Then, continue by clicking on Next.
  4. Click on Import Subscriptions... and the Import Windows Azure ...

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