Posts Categorized: Mobile

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Azure Search Scenarios and Capabilities

To follow up on the announcement of Azure Search last week, I wanted to take a minute to give a bit of framing on why we built Azure Search and how we picked its current capabilities.

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Offline support in the Azure Mobile Services Android SDK

The latest version of the Azure Mobile Services SDK for Android added support for both futures (for asynchronous operations) and offline (disconnected applications). In this post I’ll walk through the offline feature, by walking through the steps required to make the sample application downloaded from the portal (To do list) offline-enabled. We’ll be talking about the features as they’re needed for the app.

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Futures support and breaking changes in the Mobile Services Android SDK

Addressing feedback on the usage of asynchronous calls in Android, we’ve released a major update in the Android SDK for Azure Mobile Services with futures support. With that, you can now easily perform multiple of those operations without having to deal with multiple nested callbacks. The changes are additive in most of the scenarios, but in some advanced scenarios we made a breaking change to make futures the default model used by the Azure Mobile Services Android SDK for dealing with asynchronous operations.

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Offline Sync for Mobile Services

The best mobile apps handle network interruptions gracefully, allowing users to be productive despite the lack of connectivity. Learn how you can use the offline sync feature of Azure Mobile Services to create responsive apps that work, even when the network doesn’t.

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Querying MongoDB collections via the Azure Mobile Service node.js backend

In my previous post I showed how to use tables in an Azure Mobile Services node.js backend to talk to a MongoDB collection for simple CRUD operations. In this post we present a way retrieve all OData query parameters passed to the table read script, so that we can support more complex read operations into the Mongo database.

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Not your father’s #hybridCloud

Join Nir Mashkowski and Josh Twist, in this one off special of ‘Not Your Father’s’ that demonstrates just how easy it now is to securely solve your hybrid challenges.