Content Collector - 8 - Building a Geolocator service for Xamarin.Forms

In this session we install a few plugins for our Xamarin.Forms app, and build out a cross platform service to let us grab the devices current location, and to reverse geocode that location to an address string. Sadly we run into a conflict with the UWP project and the Xamarin.Forms.Map component towards the end.

 

This is part of a series, building a Content Collector mobile application using Xamarin.Forms and a Azure Mobile App Service, with an accompanying Angular single page applicatoin to view the data collected via the cross platform mobile application.

https://github.com/jim-finlon/ContentCollector

https://github.com/jim-finlon/ContentCollectorMobileService

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Previous Episodes:

 

Content Collector - 7 - Working with Xamarin.Forms part 2 - Views

Content Collector - 6 - Working with Xamarin Forms part 1

Content Collector - 5 - Configuring GitHub and getting the Xamarin.Forms project running

Content Collector - 4 - Enabling Data Migrations on Azure, and setting up the Xamarin.Forms project

Content Collector - 3 - Setting up the Visual Studio project for our Azure Mobile App Service

Content Collector - 2 - Setting up the Azure Active Directory B2C Instance and the Azure Mobile App

Content Collector - 1 - Why Azure Mobile Apps and Azure Active Directory B2C

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