Getting started with Data and Auth using Microsoft App Center

In my first week working for Xamarin, I was flown to Austin Texas from London in order to help support Xamarin Evolve 2013. Like most conferences, we had sponsors, which included a little startup called Parse. Parse was a backend born in 2011 that allowed mobile developers to easily add cloud storage, push notifications and authentication…

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Adding Parse to your Xamarin.Forms solution

I’ve recently been developing a Xamarin.Forms app which required a cloud service for data persistence and syncing across multiple devices and platforms. Normally when I’m developing Xamarin.Forms apps, it tends to be because I’m either writing a proof of concept or a tech demo. Both these types of projects focus of speed of development and…

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