For those readers of the newsletter who celebrate Christmas, especially those with families, a big part of it is the visit from Santa. Of course Santa only delivers presents to those who have been nice. Matt Soucoup has come up with a great Xamarin.Forms app using a mixture of Azure and Cognitive Services to help you find out which list you're on!
Santa Talk: An Intelligent Serverless Xamarin App by Matthew Soucoup
I really liked this article from Luis on code behind. We all know what it is at a high-level. But can you explain what it is doing, why and when to use it? If the answer is no, not to worry as after this you will!
What code behind means in Xamarin Forms by Luis Matos
Mobile apps rarely exist in silo, often make use of backends using our technologies or frameworks. We also want to limit access to these backends to only those who should get access. Social authentication is an easy way to use existing accounts to authorise access.
Social Auth With Xamarin Forms and Asp.net core API by Damian Doumer