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Pros
"Azure data factory is a good tool.""Overall, all of the features are very good.""Debugging using Application Insights is a valuable feature.""It's a platform as a service, so we don't have to manage the infrastructure to hold the websites."

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"On the market, compared to everyone else, they're the top solution. They're the best solution out there that I could see."

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Cons
"Lacking somewhat in template data flows.""I am new to the intervention and I find it difficult to find my way around the user interface. I have my own learning tool. However, it could be simpler for new users.""Initially, there were some rare instances when the server went down because it was deployed on Linux.""The solution needs better integration capabilities on the network side."

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"The problem that I faced was that the communication, the roles, and the responsibilities, weren't defined between Microsoft and Xamarin."

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"We have no complaints about the pricing.""Less than USD $100 per month."

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8.8
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Average Words per Review
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Azure App Service, MS Azure App Service
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Overview

Azure App Service Web Apps (or just Web Apps) is a service for hosting web applications, REST APIs, and mobile back ends. You can develop in your favorite language, be it .NET, .NET Core, Java, Ruby, Node.js, PHP, or Python. Applications run and scale with ease on Windows-based environments.

Develop native iOS, Android, Mac, and Windows apps in C#
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Sample Customers
Real Madrid, Absolut, AccuWeather, Heineken, NBC News, Paramount
Cinemark, MixRadio, Sqor Sports, Storyo, JetBlue, The World Bank, Cr_dito Agrcola, Applied Research Associates
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider18%
Government10%
Manufacturing Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm8%
Construction Company5%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business38%
Large Enterprise63%
REVIEWERS
Small Business43%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise43%
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Microsoft Azure App Service is ranked 5th in Mobile Development Platforms with 4 reviews while Xamarin Platform is ranked 6th in Mobile Development Platforms with 1 review. Microsoft Azure App Service is rated 8.8, while Xamarin Platform is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Azure App Service writes "Still familiarizing ourselves, but the data factory tool has proved to be most beneficial". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Xamarin Platform writes "Provides the right tools and libraries needed for building apps". Microsoft Azure App Service is most compared with Microsoft PowerApps, Oracle Application Express (APEX), Pega BPM, Adobe ColdFusion and Appian, whereas Xamarin Platform is most compared with Appium, OutSystems, Mendix, Apple Xcode and Ionic.

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