James Montemagno
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Deploying an ASP.NET Core app to Linux on Azure App Service

You probably wouldn’t expect this blog post from me as I run away from building any web apps, but I have been messing around with ASP.NET Core inside of Visual Studio for Mac. I thought it would be really cool to take our default app for items and deploy it to an Azure Linux based App Services. Because… why not?!?! Also, I will make Hanselman proud.So, first things first.. The backend.My Items on ASP.NET CoreIf you head over to your Visual Studio for Mac you will see a “Connected App” tem…

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Going Serverless with Azure Functions: SendGrid

A while back I wrote an app called MyShoppe, which served as a sample application that would enable any business owner with multiple locations to build an app to help their customers get store information and leave feedback. This was more than just a sample application as I built the original application for my brother who has several stores in Texas. The Old Backend The app isn’t overly complex. I leveraged Azure Mobile Apps (at the time Mobile Services) as a backend to do online/offline sync w…

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Updating Azure Mobile SQLiteStore to 3.0

If you are using Azure Mobile Apps as a backend for your Xamarin and Windows apps you may have seen a very fancy new 3.0 release pop up in NuGet. This is a super important update for the NuGet that brings in the amazing SQLite.raw to ensure compatibility with changes in Android N. So what is new? Well according to the changelog:Version 3.0.0Update Microsoft.Azure.Mobile.Client.SQLiteStore to depend on SQLitePCLRaw.core and SQLitePCLRaw.bundle_greeninstead of SQLitePCLFix #210 NuGet package shoul…

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Azure Mobile Services + Xamarin + PCL

You might have noticed that both @ChrisNTR and myself have been on the .NET Rocks Roadshow. We have been talking to awesome devs all over the US about Xamarin, PCL, and Azure all wrapped up into an amazing demo (full source code there). One common question that has come up is that while a lot of people have the demo up and running they are having a hard time getting Azure + PCL integrated into their own project. So let’s set one up from scratch. Pre-requisites: I am going to be using VS 20…

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