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…


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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Cool New Mobile Services Content for PhoneGap and .NET Backend

I wanted to do a quick post to highlight some cool new Azure Mobile Services and Azure Notification Hubs samples and content that we recently published… PhoneGap Push Notification Sample I recently published an updated version of my TodoListNotifications sample for PhoneGap on GitHub. This new version registers with Notification Hubs for push notifications by…