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last updated: 2017-03

Samples and code downloads for the Azure portal documentation.

These links are for the Xamarin documentation available on the Azure Mobile Apps website. Adding Azure functionality to a Xamarin app is as simple as downloading the Azure Mobile Client.

Working with the Xamarin Azure Component

General documentation Working with the Xamarin Client Library (Component) to accomplish various tasks with Azure Mobile Apps. This page contains lots of sample code snippets, without the detailed explanations and examples available in each of the walkthrough articles listed below.

Getting Started

This article provides step-by-step instructions to get your first Xamarin Azure app up and running. It covers creating a new Azure Mobile App in the portal and then downloading and running the pre-configured app.

Validate, Modify and Augment Data in Scripts

Demonstrates how to add server-side scripts to Azure Mobile Services data tables to implement server-side validation and other functionality.

Add Paging to Data

A quick example of paging large sets of data using Skip() and Take().

Get Started with Users

Provides complete instructions for configuring and coding a Login screen using Azure Mobile Services. Supported authentication providers include Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Twitter.

Authorize Users in Scripts

Some sample code for Javascript backends

Get Started with Push

Complete instructions to configure push notifications on the Apple and Google websites, then send a push notification from Azure Mobile Services to a device.

Get Started with Notification Hubs

Complete instructions to configure push notifications on the Apple and Google websites, configure the Azure Notification Hub and then generate push notifications to devices.

Xamarin Workbook

If it's not already installed, install the Xamarin Workbooks app first. The workbook file should download automatically, but if it doesn't, just click to start the workbook download manually.