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  • Alexander Ziskind
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We’ve been hard at work getting the NativeScript OAuth 2 Plugin ready to work with Microsoft and Facebook accounts for a workflow that’s as streamlined as possible. The goal was to remove confusion and with the version 1.0 release, we’ve done just that, as well as added Android support.

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  • Alexander Ziskind
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In this continuation of the topic of using NativeScript with Azure Mobile Services, I show how you can use the open sourced iOS library that the Azure team has put together in your NativeScript apps to access the full gamut of functionality that the service offers. I will show a proof of concept here to use the full library to fetch some table data, but you can do much, much more.

See this for the introduction post on using NativeScript with Azure Mobile Services. That post covers a very rudimentary method for accessing a Backend as a Service (BaaS), but it shows how to use npm modules with your NativeScript apps. For more on authoring your own npm modules for NativeScript, take a look at TJ VanToll’s detailed post on the topic.

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  • Alexander Ziskind

NativeScript is a shiny new cross-platform mobile development framework that I’m exploring and comparing to existing frameworks. One common task that we have to do as developers is to connect mobile apps to far away data storage. These days Backend as a Service (BaaS) solutions are pretty popular to simplify development time. Azure Mobile Services is such a BaaS. 

This post will show you how to call into Azure Mobile Services using a custom NativeScript module to pull a list of items stored in an Azure SQL database.

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