The Most Popular Articles of the Year

I suspect there may be a bunch of blog posts around the Internet that wrap up the year. Here are the most popular articles on my blog for the year: React with ES6 and JSX In fifth place, I did a series of articles on working with ECMAScript 2015 and React/Flux, working on getting a…

Updating Authentication in Azure Mobile Apps

There was a change to Azure Mobile Apps over the weekend. It was a titanic shift in how authentication is done. In short, the Azure App Service authentication gateway is out and on-stamp authentication is in. Along with that change is a new set of WindowsAzure.MobileServices SDKs to support the new logic. This article is…

Storing Data in Azure Mobile Apps

I have been creating a new Universal Windows App over the last few weeks. It’s simple and really to figure out concepts. I’ve already handled authentication against my Microsoft Account. Now it’s time to use that information to store data on a backend SQL Service. This comprises of two parts – the client piece and…

Running NodeJS in Harmony Mode on Azure Web Apps

One of my big things is taking advantage of newer language features – right now, that’s ASP.NET5 and ECMAScript 2015. NodeJS already has a lot of the ECMAScript 2015 features. You may have to run node –es_staging or node –harmony for some features, which is a problem when you upload your service to a cloud…