Rock Paper Azure on Windows Phone

Yesterday I delivered a talk on how to build a cloud connected mobile game for a local user group here in Minneapolis. We showed how to use the Identity Management features of Windows Azure App Fabric and Access Control Services to identify a user, then play the classic Roshambo game against a cloud service. A diagram of the app we’ll build is below.


We leveraged several technologies in this scenario including:

All these can be installed using the Web Platform Installer by adding the Azure Tools Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 – September and the Windows Phone SDK 7.1.

I will be delivering this talk as a webcast in October, and have uploaded the code to in the download section.