Working With iOS (Swift) App Using Azure Mobile Services


  • Azure account.

Now, let's start with the following steps:

Create a new Azure mobile app backend

Step 1 Sign in to the online Microsoft Azure Portal.

Step 2 In the Jump bar, click New, then click Web + Mobile and then Mobile app.

Step 3

In the Mobile app account blade, specify the desired configuration for the Mobile app account (Name, & Resource Group). Click Create button at the bottom of the screen to create the Mobile App.


Step 4

In the
Settings blade for the new Mobile app backend, click Quick start > your client app platform iOS (Swift) > Connect a database.

Step 5

In the Add data connection blade, click SQL Database > Create a new database, type the database Name, choose a pricing tier and then click Server and New server blade, type a unique server name in the Server name field, provide a secure Server admin login and a password.

Configure the server project

Step 1

In the Mobile app backend settings, click Quick start > your client platform (iOS (Swift)).

Step 2 

Under create a table API, select your backend language, either C# or Node.js,

Download and run the Cordova app

Browse All -> Mobile Apps -> the backend that you just created. In the mobile app settings, click Quickstart > iOS (Swift). Under Configure your client Application, click Download. This downloads a complete Windows project for an app pre-configured to connect to your backend and open the project using iOS simulator and ‘Run App' button to build the project and start the app in the emulator.