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Mastering Xamarin UI Development by Steven F. Daniel

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Chapter 8. Making Our App Social - Using the Facebook API

In the previous chapter, you learned how you can use Microsoft Azure App services to create your very first live, cloud-based, backend HTTP web service to handle all the communication between the cloud and our app. Now, you will also learn how to create a DataService API that will allow our app to consume the API, so that we can have the ability to retrieve, store, and delete walk trail information from the cloud, all within the TrackMyWalks app.

On May 24th, 2007, Mark Zuckerberg announced the Facebook platform, a development platform for programmers to create social applications within Facebook. When Facebook launched the development platform, numerous applications had been built and already ...

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