Microsoft Azure – Storage – Part 4 – Download files with a .NET application

In the third part of the Microsoft Azure Storage series we have extended our .NET application to list the contents of a container.  Today we will add a method to our application to download files from the storage container. Download blobs from the Microsoft Azure storage Create the DownloadFile method in the Azure Helper Open …

Microsoft Azure – Storage – Part 3 – List the contents of the container with a .NET application

In the second part of the Azure Storage series we have developed a .Net application that can create a Microsoft Azure storage  container and upload files into it. Today we will extend the functionality of our application to list the files in the container. List the files in the container First let’s create a class …

Microsoft Azure – Storage – Part 2 – Upload files with a .NET application

In the first part of the Azure Storage series we have created a Microsoft Azure storage in the “cloud”. Now we will create a C# application to upload, list and download files. Create a Blank  Solution In the File menu select New -> Project… Add a new Console Application project to the solution In the …

Microsoft Azure – Storage – Part 1 – Getting started

Sign up for Microsoft Azure To create a Microsoft Azure storage account first create a Microsoft Azure account. If you are an MSDN subscriber you may open an account without using a credit card and limit your usage to the MSDN provided $150 free monthly allowance. Once you created your Microsoft Azure account open the …

Extend the iPhone view in Xcode

When you design an iPhone, iPad view in the Xcode Builder and place a Scroll View on the View Controller you can make the page larger than the physical size of the screen of the device. To see the whole view set the size of the View. Open the Story Board in Xcode Shift Control …

Apple Objective-C programming fundamentals. Working with Data, Part 2, Create the data model

In this part of the series we will continue the development of our data store app that we set up in the first part of the series. Create the Data Model Open your sample application that you created in the first part Open the Project Navigator Select the Supporting Files group Click the plus (+) …

Apple Objective-C programming fundamentals. Working with Data, Part 1, The App

This article will guide you to create an app that stores data on the user’s device. To create our sample app to store data on the user’s device Start Xcode, the Apple IDE for IOS development Create a new project Open the AppDelegate.h file and enter the following into the @interface section before the @end @property …

Apple Objective-C programming fundamentals. Working with Dates

When you need to display date and time on your app’s screen you need an easy way to convert NSDate objects to NSString objects. Objective-C  contains methods to do the conversion, but the syntax is not simple. It is much easier to create a method that does the conversion and call that in a central …

Apple Objective-C programming fundamentals. Creating Segues in the Storyboard

Segue types Segues are connections between views, so one view can call the other when the user pushes a button, or any specific object. The Modal Segue When the two views do not need to share information, like a login screen The Push Segue The push segue can pass data between the views and handle …