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"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.""Overall, all of the features are very good.""Azure data factory is a good tool."

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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
"The solution needs better integration capabilities on the network side.""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.""Lacking somewhat in template data flows.""Initially, there were some rare instances when the server went down because it was deployed on Linux."

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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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  • "Less than USD $100 per month."
  • "We have no complaints about the pricing."
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    Also Known As
    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%
    Financial Services Firm5%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company34%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Construction Company5%
    Company Size
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    Small Business38%
    Large Enterprise63%
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    Small Business43%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise43%
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    Microsoft Azure App Service is ranked 4th 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 ServiceNow, whereas Xamarin Platform is most compared with Appium, OutSystems, Mendix, Apple Xcode and Temenos Quantum.

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