Android provides a very rich and diverse framework for supporting 2D graphics and animations. Drawable animations are the simplest frame-by-frame animations. Android loads and displays drawable resources in specific sequence defined in XML file. The key for good drawable animation is well prepared resources. Today I want to present you how to create coin animation, […]

In previous post about push notifications in Xamarin.iOS – here, I showed you how to configure push notifications in Apple developer account and Microsoft Azure Notification hub. There was a lot of work to do, generating certificates, creating provisioning profiles etc. Today I want to present you what you can do with it. Similar to Xamarin.Android […]

User interface in Xamarin.Forms is rendered using native controls of the target platform. We can affect this process using custom renderers which allow to customize appearance. In my project I wanted to achieve the same appearance for buttons on each platform. Now they look like this: On iOS: On Android: with the following code: and […]

ASP.NET Core gives developers flexibility and control over HTTP requests. We can customize requests pipeline by creating middlewares. They allow developers to plug in request handlers like static file providers, authentication or error pages. ASP.NET Core has a lot of them built in. (MVC for example). You can also create your own middleware in only […]

Today I want to show you how to configure and use push notifications on Android platform using Notification Hub and Firebase. In the beginning we have to create new Microsoft Azure component via portal: Select Notification Hub component in Web + Mobile category. and as always fill the form which is presented below. In the […]

While developing web application for example Web API sometimes you have to publish your work. Microsoft Azure can automate this process. I will show you how to configure continuous deployment directly from your code repository. I created a new code repository on my GitHub which is available here. Of course you can use existing one. Log in Azure […]

In previous post which is available here I told you how to use built in facebook authorization using Microsoft Azure App Service. Today I want to show you how to get a list of facebook friends in our application using Graph API Explorer tool. Let’s do this! Our development finished at view presented below: Its […]