Windows Azure: New Hadoop service + HTML5/JS (CORS), PhoneGap, Mercurial and Dropbox support - ScottGu's Blog
Microsoft Azure team has added support to enable pure HTML5/JS clients (and PhoneGap apps) as well as Windows Phone 7.5 clients to use Windows Azure Mobile Services as a backend.
This comes in addition to the new Android SDK for Windows Azure Mobile Services released two weeks ago (as well as the Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and iOS support we had earlier).
Azure Mobile Services are essentially messaging back-end for mobile apps.
To make is easy to start, along with online service,
the wizard generates a sample mobile code, for various platforms.