This post is about combining the stuff that I have recently wrote about and creating something nice. Consuming rss feed + Using Windows Azure Tables to store and retrieve data + Sending emails from your Windows Azure application = Windows Phone 8 SDK watcher.
This post contains a lot of code if you want more easier to follow blog posts just look those 3 from above. Everything that is done here is basically combing all 3 of those and then building a real service using them. The solution is WCF application for .net 4.0 and then published into Azure Websites. Create a new WCF application (.net 4.0)
Add references to these libraries: SendGrid and Windows Azure Storage. Here’s the code for Service1.scv.cs
Here’s the code for Service1.cs
You can find the service from here and start using it.
I will soon release a website that’s hosted on Windows Azure which will be using this. It will offer this service to anyone who want to get email notification when Windows Phone 8 SDK is released.