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…Alright, in order to connect our Windows Phone app 2 notification services.…The first thing we need to do is to create an HTTP notification channel.…So we're going to do that here…in app.xaml.cs after our mobile services client.…We're going to create another public static.…In this case it's going to be public static HttpNotificationChannel.…And we're going to call it CurrentChannel, and we're going to go…resolve our notification channel to…Microsoft.phone.notification, and then, we're going to go…ahead and make a get on a private set in this property.…
Now we need to implement a method to acquire the Push Channel.…So we're going to go ahead and add a new method.…Private, void, AcquirePushChannel. And it looks like this.…We first of all set CurrentChannel equal to HttpNotificationChannel.Find.…We try to find our channel. MyPushChannel.…And then we see if we got it. If we didn't get it, we'll go create it.…New HTTP notification channel named MyPushChannel, and we'll open it…and we'll bind it to our shell tile. And that's it.…
- What is Windows Azure?
- Creating Azure tables
- Inserting, updating, and deleting data in tables
- Uploading a blob to Windows Azure storage
- Using shared access signatures
- Implementing mobile services
- Adding push notifications
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Overview of Windows Azure Services
2. Windows Phone Apps and Azure Tables
3. Windows Phone Apps and Azure Blobs
4. Windows Phone Apps and Azure Mobile Services
5. Windows Phone Apps and Azure Push Notifications
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