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Architecting an angular CLI project

Today I’m going to start writing about how to create an angular CLI project taking into consideration the best practices adopted by the community and highlighted at the Angular Style Guide page. This is the first part of a series. The only thing I’m going to assume is that you have node/npm and VSCode or any […]




JSPM with SystemJS, ES6, AngularJS, TypeScript and ASP.NET Core – Part 4 [Integration]

  • April 12, 2016
  • WebDev

Note: in this series I’m using some UNIX commands like touch and mkdir. If you’re using Windows, those commands can be ran if you’re using cmder, the appropriate related command for Windows or creating files and folders using the GUI. Prerequisites Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Text editor (I’ll be using Visual Studio Code) In the […]




JSPM with SystemJS, ES6, AngularJS, TypeScript and ASP.NET Core – Part 3 [Backend]

Note: in these series I’m using some UNIX commands like touch and mkdir. If you’re using Windows, those commands can be ran if you’re using cmder, the appropriate related command for Windows or creating files and folders using the GUI. Prerequisites Part 1 Part 2 ASP.NET Core: MacOS | Linux | Windows Text editor (I’ll be using […]




JSPM with SystemJS, ES6, AngularJS, TypeScript and ASP.NET Core – Part 2 [TypeScript]

Note: in these series I’m using some UNIX commands like touch and mkdir. If you’re using Windows, those commands can be ran if you’re using cmder, the appropriate related command for Windows or creating files and folders using the GUI. Prerequisites Part 1 In the first part of this series we learned how to setup the project. […]




JSPM with SystemJS, ES6, AngularJS, TypeScript and ASP.NET Core – Part 1 [Setup]

Note: in these series I’m using some UNIX commands like touch and mkdir. If you’re using Windows, those commands can be ran if you’re using cmder, the appropriate related command for Windows or creating files and folders using the GUI. This tutorial is focused on MacOS but can be extrapolated to Linux and Windows. If you use […]




Xamarin.Forms Social Authentication with Azure Mobile Services – Part 3

Ok, in the previous two articles (part one and part two) we successfully created an app that authenticates a user using social login. Now we will learn how to get extra information from this user, like his name, email, etc. Get extra information from the user One of Azure’s biggest faults in my opinion is that it doesn’t […]




Xamarin.Forms Social Authentication with Azure Mobile Services – Part 2

In the previous article we prepared the project. If you haven’t done that, do! It’s necessary. You can find it here. Authenticate the user using social networks Alright, the fun part starts now! Let’s create our project, as I’ve mentioned here previously my preference is for the Shared project. That’s the one I created. After the […]




Xamarin.Forms Social Authentication with Azure Mobile Services – Part 1

In these series I’ll show you how to integrate your Xamarin.Forms app with Azure Mobile Services. The goals are: Setup the project Authenticate the user using social networks Get extra information from the user This is a rather extensive article/tutorial, so it will be written in three parts. Each part will go over one goal, you can find […]




Xamarin REST communications with ModernHttp

Xamarin and REST go along pretty “easily”. In this post I will demonstrate how to do that. Our test app will check for stock quotes [1]. Alright, first thing we do is create our Xamarin.Forms project, I usually opt for Shared:   We’ll also be targeting Windows Phone 8.1:   Adding System.Net.Http to Android and […]




Windows Phone project not recognizing DLLs

I ran into a problem in which the Windows Phone project was not recognizing the DLLs that were “technically” added in the .NET for Windows Phone reference. The problem is that you have to manually add those references using nuget, otherwise it won’t work. In my case the DLLs (at the moment of this writing) were System.Net.Http, […]