Windows Azure Adds Support For PhoneGap, Dropbox and Hadoop

Windows Azure has added new support for a number of services including PhoneGap, Dropbox and Hadoop.

According to a blog post by Scott Guthrie, a corporate vice president in the Microsoft Tools and Servers group, developers can connect both HTML5 web-client apps, Apache Cordova/PhoneGap and Windows Phone 7.5 clients to use Windows Azure Mobile Services as a backend. The new mobile services web client library, he writes, supports Internet Explorer 8 and “current versions of Chrome, Firefox, and Safari, plus PhoneGap 2.3.0+.”

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