It will now be easier for developers to use both cloud computing services together.
The cloud computing service offers a simplified pricing scheme and IaaS portability.
Using Amazon's cloud computing services made the development and deployment process up to twice as fast.
Developers are "cautiously optimistic" about Windows 8.
The poll of open source developers finds little interest in cloud development.
The backend-as-a-service expands with new capabilities for developers creating mobile Web apps.