In this introduction video, we will see the basics of Azure Search and how it allows us to search over a large amount of data. We will also see the index management and index population process. At the end, we will see a sample application which integrates with Azure Search and how it's written distributed architecture in mind.
Xamarin.Forms abstracts UI definition into cross platform Xaml, with all controls rendered natively across iOS, Android and Windows Phone. In this session you will learn how define a multi-platform UI once for each of these platforms, binding to data stored in a local DB using the Mvvm pattern, and synchronising to the cloud using Azure Mobile Services. Learn when it is necessary to dive into platform specific code and how to go about this in code and in xaml.