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Best of the Week (Dec. 5 - 12): Mobile Zone

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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 05 - December 12). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. A Quick Tour of Transaction Management


When your app crashes or is slow, it impacts both your company’s brand and its revenue. Crittercism Transaction Management shows how crashes and lags directly affect your bottom line. This post provides insight into what Transaction Management can offer and how to get started.

2. Video: Creating an Airport Status Mobile App with REST API


This 6 minute video will show you how to build an airport status mobile app with REST API. This is perfect for those of you on the go for business, or for anyone traveling this holiday season.

3. How to Generate a Round Image Button for Your Windows Phone 8.1 App (to Use Everywhere)


Recently, I experimented a bit because I wanted a round button that contains an image that can be used everywhere where I can add a standard button (and not just in the AppBar). Using Syncfusion, I'll show you how to create a simple button that's easy to use in your app.

4. 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.

5. 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.

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