James Montemagno
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Using Visual Studio Mobile Center with a VSTS Code Repo

So, this is pretty awesome! Today, the Mobile Center team rolled out a huge update to Visual Studio Mobile Center enabling you to build your iOS and Android apps in the cloud from any GitHub, BitBucket, or Visual Studio Team Service code repository! This is great because VSTS offers FREE unlimited private repos for your code with a git backend. Mobile Center offers up build, test, distribute, analytics, and backend services for any mobile app written in any language. It couldn’t be easier to get…

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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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Version Bumping iOS & Android apps in VSTS

I love Continuous Integration and Deployment for mobile applications and have given several talks on it in the past. It streamlines your entire development process and makes it drop dead simple to simply commit code and have everything you don’t want to do manually be taken care of for you. This means build, test, bump versions, and ship off to testers with integrations like HockeyApp. Notice I mention “bump versions”, which is actually really important. Every build should be assigned a unique n…

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