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Hello News (Intro, project structure, and HTTP requests)

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Partly Cloudy is the show where you'll learn how to build a Xamarin.Forms app from scratch all the way through deploying it to the App Stores! Along the way you'll see some Azure goodness sprinkled in to make a fully enabled real-world mobile app.

In this first episode learn how a Xamarin.Forms project is structured and how to make HTTP requests to a local Azure function.

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    burrows_rMVP
    Your GitHub link for the code is giving me a 404 error.
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    MattSoucoup
    @burrows_rMVP: Thanks for the head's up ... it's fixed now!
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    Marcelo

    Hello Matt and thank you for the new Show. A few comments and questions below

    (*) The Episode 1 link in the Xamarin Blog post is broken. It is missing "Shows" between msdn.com/ and /Partly-Cloudy/

    (*) Minute 6:50. Why use var instead of Article when declaring article?

    (*) Minute 10:45 and 11:55. Wouldn't it be better to name GetTopNewsFromFunction -> GetTopNewsFromFunctionAsync? Same with GetTopNews()

    Looking forward to watching the upcoming episodes.

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    MattSoucoup
    @Marcelo: Hey Marcelo. The link has been updated in the Xamarin blog post - thanks! Now - as for your other comments - those are stylistic approaches and preferences on my part. That's just the way I code :)

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