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 […]

During creating user interface situation when you have to use same elements is very common. To prevent duplicate code and reduce time needed for modifications I prefer to use User Controls Our goal will be creating user control which will contain TextBox and Label for description. Such a bunch of elements is used usually in […]

Today I want to present you an authentication mechanism with Facebook provider using App Service Authentication from Microsoft Azure App Service. In the beginning we have to create new Microsoft Azure component via portal: Then select Mobile App component in Web + Mobile category. Then you will be asked for filling form which is presented below. […]

Microsoft Windows services, formerly known as NT services, enable you to create long-running executable applications that run in their own Windows sessions. These services can be automatically started when the computer boots, can be paused and restarted, and do not show any user interface. These features make services ideal for use on a server or […]

According to rules a participation in contest is based on development own open-source project. I decided to create quick communication system with friends from Facebook using push notifications NotifyMe!. My project is available here. The project of mobile application will be executed in Xamarin.Forms technology and backend will be build in ASP.NET. In addition I will […]