Azure notification hub can be used to send push notification to your client app. It supports sending push notification to application build with Xamarin (but not only restricted to it).
I create a notification hub in Azure using FREE TIER for a work related project, with intention to be used by team to work and test push notification in their application development. Development environment setup gave assumption that the usage will be quite less so free tier will suffice the need here.
When » Read more
Most of you already know about it and rest are still confused and don't know what the hell is happening. This may help for the one who are still digesting the big changes and not sure what is going on!
Story started long back (more than an year ago) and now have finally (I think) reached a much mature stage (comparatively).
Big Name Change
Starting with ASP.NET vNext (or vNext in general) with "K" set of tools. Then they renamed it to be called as ASP.NET 5 and finally settled with .NET Co » Read more
To start using Couchbase solution as data store for your mobile application you need to setup up couple of things.
This stack is named Couchbase Mobile and consist of three components:
* Couchbase Lite (Embedded NoSQL database)
* Couchbase Sync Gateway (Server component to synchronize data between the device and server)
* Couchbase Server (NoSQL database server)
Download the above components from here.
Going forward we are going to setup the two server components from the above list o » Read more
Quick note: Below case only affects developers using VS2015 (only) and AzureSDK for .NET - v2.8.2 seems to fix the problem.
Link: Azure SDK for .NET v2.8.2
Many of you are using Azure Mobile Service as your service back-end for the mobile device applications. It has been there for a while now and it is pretty awesome.
Azure and Microsoft recently shifting towards the concepts of App Mobile Service resource to do the Mobile Service stuffs with the same pattern that applies to ASP.NET MVC an » Read more