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Best of the Week (Dec. 12 - 19): Mobile

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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Mobile Zone (December 12 - December 19). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. Using Azure AD SSO Tokens for Multiple AAD Resources from Native Mobile Apps


This post is to share my findings on accessing multiple Azure AD resources from native mobile apps using ADAL.In an enterprise context, it is highly likely that you would have multiple web services that your native mobile app needs to consume.

2. How to Build a Mobile App Connected to a Relational Database [Video]


This video shows how to build a 1-page insurance mobile app connected to a relational database. The relational database has been exposed via REST API using Appery.io Mobile Server.

3. Pricing Apps in the Windows App Store 


With all the chatter about the falling value of the Ruble, I checked into the current translation of price on the Windows Store. If, for example, you've set your price based on the cost per user, this may seriously matter to you. Getting new users (in Russia) could end up losing you money (and this goes for all platforms)!

4. Android Studio 1.0 Adds Intelligent Code Editing, Internationalization and Memory Monitor


Android product team has been released. Android Studio is built on the popular IntelliJ IDEA (Community Edition) Java IDE. This release is in continuation to a preview version of Android Studio was released at I/O last year.

5. Thinking About Developing for Windows Phone 8.1? Here's a Great Learning Roadmap for You


Finally, I managed to put the time to complete the updated version of the Window Phone 8.0 Developer Roadmap and compile the Windows Phone 8.1 version of it. It’s a compilation of lots of Windows Phone 8.1 developer resources that should help you getting started with the platform.

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