Developing Windows Phone apps just got much easier...

Welcome to a whole new world of development - welcome to Buddy, the only backend as a service built to easily support actual scenarios found in cloud-connected apps and games.

With Buddy, you can add user account systems, friends/groups of people, messaging & intra-app chat, push notifications & Live Tiles, game state & scoring, commerce, photo albums & imaging, metadata storage as well as all the stats, analytics and crash reporting you'll need - and all without writing a line of server-side code.

Spend your time where your users will value it most - building the best Windows Phone app possible. Let us handle the cloud, and we'll leave creating the most amazing game & app experiences on the planet to you!

Our friends at Nokia have created the Premium Developer Program for Lumia - a collection of tools & resources that will have you building amazing Windows Phone apps in no time. Included in your PDP membership is a package of benefits worth up to $1500 (USD):

  • A free Buddy account, with unlimited API calls and 5GB of storage per month
  • A free license for Telerik RadControls
  • A free Windows Phone Developer Center membership
  • Two free Nokia technical support tickets

Interested? Visit Nokia's Premium Developer Program for Lumia website, and get a jump-start on your Windows Phone development projects!

Like to know more about Buddy? Here's some quick links to get you up to speed - check out our developer documentation and download our SDK and sample code with fully compilable source code.

Ready to get started? Click below to join Nokia's Premium Developer Program for Lumia!