UWP – Debug an app service

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When¬†we work with Cortana in a¬†new UWP app, we have to develop a new app service based on a¬†IBackgroundTask. To launch the debug, we¬†have to: Ensure that the entire solution is deployed before debugging because the app service provider app must be deployed before the service can be called. (In Visual Studio, Build > Deploy […]

Azure Mobile Services vs. Azure App Service

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Azure App Service is a fully managed Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering for developers that brings a rich set of capabilities to web, mobile and integration scenarios.¬†Azure App Service platform provides for our mobile app many new feature that are not available today with Mobile Services: Simpler, easier and more cost effective offering for […]

Spatial types and functions are not available for this provider because the assembly ‘Microsoft.SqlServer.Types’ version 10 or higher could not be found

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Entity Code First supports SQL spatial types but in a new project, like me with VS 2015, I got an error: Spatial types and functions are not available for this provider because the assembly ‘Microsoft.SqlServer.Types’ version 10 or higher could not be found When developing your application the CLR Types for SQL Server are usually […]

HTML and Razor print with Xamarin for iOS

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Hi, I recently had to add a print functionality on an iPad app, developed with Xamarin. iOS provides a very nice feature, called UIMarkupTextPrintFormatter, which allows printing HTML formatted content, you can easily format the document you have to print. ¬†That‚Äôs pretty cool! The other amazing thing, Xamarin supports the Preprocessed Razor Template! We can […]

 
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