Epic Saga Final Chapter: Success!! or How to Upload Images to Azure From a Cordova App

This post is the eights post in the series: Uploading Images from PhoneGap/Cordova to Azure Storage using Mobile Services As promised, I am finally able to share with you all, loyal readers, the glorious, successful conclusion to my epic saga, wherein I am actually able to upload images from my Cordova/PhoneGap app to the Azure…

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Using the PhoneGap Developer App with a Cordova for Visual Studio Project

I got an excellent question from a reader on my previous post (The Multi-Device Hybrid Apps extension for Visual Studio Kinda Rocks) about whether you can use the PhoneGap Developer App with an Apache Cordova for Visual Studio 2013 project. This was a particularly excellent question because I didn’t know the answer, which gave me…

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Epic Saga Chapter 7: Wherein I Break Down and Go Hunting for an Android Device that Runs KitKat

This post is the seventh post in the series: Uploading Images from PhoneGap/Cordova to Azure Storage using Mobile Services Sorry for this post being somewhat delayed…I took a brief detour to try a third-party emulator for Android, but I found that it had the same blocking issue as the Android emulator (which I detailed here)—although…

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Epic Saga Chapter 5: Wherein I learn to Hate the Android Emulator

This post is the fifth post in the series: Uploading Images from PhoneGap/Cordova to Azure Storage using Mobile Services In the previous chapter of my epic saga to create a Cordova app that uploads binary images files directly to Azure Blob storage, I installed the Multi-Device Hybrid Apps extension for Visual Studio and was excited…

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Epic Saga Chapter 3: Wherein I Try to Use Eclipse and the Android Emulator to Test My Cordova App

This (shorter-then-usual) post is the third post in the series: Uploading Images from PhoneGap/Cordova to Azure Storage using Mobile Services In the previous chapter of this saga I was sorely disappointed to discover that the FileReader method readAsArrayBuffer was not supported on Windows Phone, which effectively ended my quest to use my trusty Lumia 920…

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Epic Saga Chapter 2: Wherein I try to use an XMLHttpRequest in a Cordova app on my Windows Phone

This post is the second post in the series: Uploading Images from PhoneGap/Cordova to Azure Storage using Mobile Services The previous chapter of this saga ended just as I realized that the super-convenient-and-easy-to-use FileTransfer plugin would not enable me to upload raw binary data to my Azure Blob storage service—multipart/form-data only. With great sadness at…

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Epic Saga: Uploading Images from PhoneGap/Cordova to Azure Storage using Mobile Services

– or – If You Want to Create a Cordova App and All You Have is a Windows Phone Device…Good Luck I set out on a simple journey…only a three-hour tour (a three-hour tour). My plan was to create a PhoneGap/Cordova version of the popular tutorial Upload images to Azure Storage by using Azure Mobile…

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The Multi-Device Hybrid Apps extension for Visual Studio Kinda Rocks

NOTE: The CTP3 of this Visual Studio extension (now called Apache Cordova Tools for Visual Studio) was just released—I’m test driving it now so stay tuned! I have been messing around with creating Cordova (PhoneGap) apps, mostly ones that are derived from the Mobile Services quickstart project for PhoneGap. However, I have just been using…

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