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Performing a binding redirect in Azure Functions

April 13, 2018 12:03

I’ve blogged about Azure Functions before and have speaken highly of it as well. While diving deeper into them there are definitely some drawbacks to be found though. How about doing a binding redirect?

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Creating a simple but good-looking app tutorial

March 19, 2018 16:17

A lot of apps currently in stores have some sort of walkthrough or tutorial screen that walks you through the basic functionality of an app. Let’s see what kind of things go into making one of those shall we?

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Wireless Deployment of Xamarin apps to your iOS devices

February 12, 2018 21:30

If you’re anything like me you probably have an iPhone cable near you at all times when working on a Xamarin app. It will probably look like it has seen better days but it still works doesn’t it?

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A farewell to our beloved Xamarin Insights ??‍♂️❤️

January 21, 2018 10:49

In October of 2014 Xamarin announced one of their new flagship products: Xamarin Insights, a real-time monitoring system that enables you to identify, report, and track issues that are impacting users. Now the time has come to say our goodbyes.

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5 cool things announced at Microsoft Connect 2017

November 17, 2017 13:35

Microsoft Connect 2017 has come and gone and a lot of new awesome stuff was announced across the board. I’m partial to mobile development using Xamarin and the whole Devops process using VSTS, so here’s 5 things from the mobile/devops space that I thought were pretty cool! 

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Building a cryptocurrency trading bot using Azure – Part 2

November 14, 2017 16:36

In part 1 of this tutorial series we built a trading bot using an Azure Function. In this 2nd part we will create a simple mobile app to keep track of what our bot is doing. Since it’s still a robot we also want to control it a bit simply to prevent our robot overlords from taking over.

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Building a cryptocurrency trading bot using Azure – Part 1

November 3, 2017 12:11

Want to get rich quickly? Want to earn money while you sleep? Even though it sounds amazing these are the kind of things you can achieve simply by building a cryptocurrency trading bot which you can host in Azure!

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Deploying Azure Functions using VSTS: a simple solution

October 20, 2017 23:00

I recently started exploring the wonderful world of Azure Functions and while they are a great tool to move towards a cloud-based architecture I started to wonder… How should I be deploying Azure Functions using my existing VSTS setup?

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Creating a good-looking Xamarin Forms UI: Spotify

September 20, 2017 12:14

It seems like people really like this kind of content, so I decided to keep it up for now. This is the third instalment in this series already and this time we’re going to be taking a look at the Spotify UI!

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Using Effects in Xamarin Forms

September 11, 2017 11:47

Developers can use Effects in Xamarin Forms to customize native controls and add some styling of their own. But why not simply use a custom renderer to achieve the same thing? While that is certainly possible there are some benefits to Effects.