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Raviteja Lingineni

Adding Auth to your Xamarin.Forms App [1]

Integrating 3rd Party OAuth Explained

Using OAuth2 and logging into 3rd party services with Xamarin.Forms, as it turns out, is not so bad. Although, Xamarin.Auth is very nice, it sometimes helps to understand how OAuth works without it being abstracted away. In fact, as you'll learn in this post, we don't need even need separate libraries than just Xamarin.Forms and the . . .

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December 09, 2018

Adding Auth to your Xamarin.Forms App [2]

Implementation and Sample Code

Using the steps outlined in part 1 of the series , we learned that we can log in users with just a browser. If you just want the code, checkout the github

The most basic implementation of OAuth in Xam.Forms utilizes an embedded web browser and reading events from it. The gist is to send the user to the login screen of the 3rd party . . .

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December 09, 2018

Adding Auth to your Xamarin.Forms Apps [3]

Tradeoffs with an Embedded Web Browser

I wanted to add some more detail about the implementation we did in part 2 and limitations.

There are disadvantages to using an embedded browser for authentication in Xamarin. Mainly, it's isolated from the native browser. So if a user is already logged into Facebook on his phone, he'll still have renter his credentials in . . .

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December 09, 2018

The End of Weekend Projects

Weekends Projects and the Aftermath

So, that was it! 5 perfect weeks of sticking to building a weekend project. Exams, school, and life weren't enough to stop me from consistently and constantly building something new every weekend. So there, be inspired :)

Part of the reason I'm motivated for my projects is the blog posts I get to write after. I'm happy . . .

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October 31, 2017

Weekend Project #5: Alarm Jam

Musical Alarms for Amazon Echo Devices

Weekend projects were a thing that my roommate and I coined back in the day when we first started going after internships and hackathon acceptances. Our goal was to make and publish a project over the span of a weekend. No hackathon, no class, no prizes. This is purely making for fun. The one requirement, however, is that these projects have . . .

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October 25, 2017

Weekend Project #4: Hackend

A Fast Serverless Backend Generator

Weekend projects were a thing that my roommate and I coined back in the day when we first started going after internships and hackathon acceptances. Our goal was to make and publish a project over the span of a weekend. No hackathon, no class, no prizes. This is purely making for fun. The one requirement, however, is that these projects have . . .

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October 17, 2017

Weekend Project #3: Aid-Ar

Helping out with Disaster Relief

Weekend projects were a thing that my roommate and I coined back in the day when we first started going after internships and hackathon acceptances. Our goal was to make and publish a project over the span of a weekend. No hackathon, no class, no prizes. This is purely making for fun. The one requirement, however, is that these projects have . . .

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October 10, 2017

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