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Availability of the Mobile Foundation SDK for Xamarin on NuGet


The Xamarin Component Store has been the home of several libraries and components published for Xamarin projects. The MobileFirst SDK for Xamarin has been made available through the Xamarin Component Store ever since it was launched in 2014.

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MobileFirstPlatform Cordova plugin compatibility issues with third-party plugins and their resolutions


Often the MobileFirstPlatform (MFP) Cordova plugin (cordova-plugin-mfp) is used in combination with other native Cordova plugins (like cordova-plugin-camera, cordova-plugin-splashscreen etc.) or with other third-party Cordova plugins. The MFP Cordova plugin works seamlessly with native Cordova plugins as the MFP plugin is built to ensure that there are no compatibility issues....

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Security and data sanitization in MobileFirst Server for loguploader endpoint


Endpoint /mfp/api/loguploader accepts unauthenticated requests and payload. The endpoint accepts the entire request at once. However, the payload is processed at multiple levels to ensure that it meets the data format and sanity checks required by the analytics server. Failing the sanity checks results in the request not being sent...

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Automated synchronization of JSONStore collections with CouchDB databases


MobileFirst JSONStore already allows you to write code to be able to pull and push data from/to an external data source, see here.

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How to install and configure Mobile Foundation on IBM Cloud Private


Mobile Foundation is now available for IBM Cloud Private (ICP) deployment. The Passport Advantage Archive (PPA Archive) of Mobile Foundation for IBM Cloud Private (ICP) contains the Docker images and Helm Charts of the Mobile Foundation Server, Mobile Analytics Server and the Application Center.

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Mobile Foundation v8.0 is now available on IBM Cloud Private


We are excited to announce that IBM Mobile Foundation v8.0 is now available for deployment on IBM Cloud Private. This empowers clients to leverage Mobile Foundation enterprise capabilities to build next-generation cognitive and engaging apps, and rapidly innovate by standardizing on a modern and scalable Cloud platform. Read more about...

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IBM Mobile Foundation Product Advisory - Possible impact on extended app authenticity due to Android changes


In Dec 2017, Google announced that starting 2018 they will start adding a small amount of security metadata on top of each APK to verify that it was officially distributed by Google Play. This metadata is intended to provide a badge of authenticity for apps distributed via the Google Play...

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MobileFirst Platform Foundation documentation updates for lower versions


Documentation updates for the lower versions of MobileFirst Platform Foundation are compiled in this post. The updates here augment and in some cases replace or correct the information for the respective version documentation in the knowledge center.

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Custom property setting needed for MobileFirst Foundation with WebSphere Application Server (WAS) ND version 8.5.5.12 and upwards


This post describes an error seen with MobileFirst Foundation installation on WAS ND 8.5.5.12 and upward versions and the workaround to solve this issue.

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Mobile Foundation 8.0.0.0-MFPF-IF201711230641-CDUpdate-01 released


We are pleased to announce the continuous delivery (CD) update for Mobile Foundation v8.0.

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MobileFirst Foundation iFix 8.0.0.0-MFPF-IF201804111321 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Foundation 8.0, dated April 11th, 2018.

Availability of the Mobile Foundation SDK for Xamarin on NuGet

The Xamarin Component Store has been the home of several libraries and components published for Xamarin projects. The MobileFirst SDK...

MobileFirstPlatform Cordova plugin compatibility issues with third-party plugins and their resolutions

Often the MobileFirstPlatform (MFP) Cordova plugin (cordova-plugin-mfp) is used in combination with other native Cordova plugins (like cordova-plugin-camera, cordova-plugin-splashscreen etc.)...

MobileFirst Foundation iFix 8.0.0.0-MFPF-IF201804051553 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Foundation 8.0, dated April 5th, 2018.

Security and data sanitization in MobileFirst Server for loguploader endpoint

Endpoint /mfp/api/loguploader accepts unauthenticated requests and payload. The endpoint accepts the entire request at once. However, the payload is processed...

MobileFirst Foundation iFix 8.0.0.0-MFPF-IF201803160641 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Foundation 8.0, dated March 16th, 2018.

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 7.1.0.0-MFPF-IF201803020530 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 7.1, dated March 2nd, 2018.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 7.0.0.0-MFPF-IF201802230922 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 7.0, dated February 23rd, 2018.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 6.3.0.0-MFPF-IF201802230851 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 6.3, dated February 23rd, 2018.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...

Automated synchronization of JSONStore collections with CouchDB databases

MobileFirst JSONStore already allows you to write code to be able to pull and push data from/to an external data...

MobileFirst Foundation iFix 8.0.0.0-MFPF-IF201802201451 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Foundation 8.0, dated February 20th, 2018.

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 7.1.0.0-MFPF-IF201802160539 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 7.1, dated February 16th, 2018.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 7.1.0.0-MFPF-IF201802080700 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 7.1, dated February 8th, 2018.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 7.0.0.0-MFPF-IF201801300804 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 7.0, dated January 30th, 2018.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...

MobileFirst Foundation iFix 8.0.0.0-MFPF-IF201801301424 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Foundation 8.0, dated January 30th, 2018.

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 7.1.0.0-MFPF-IF201801291248 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 7.1, dated January 29th, 2018.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...

How to install and configure Mobile Foundation on IBM Cloud Private

Mobile Foundation is now available for IBM Cloud Private (ICP) deployment. The Passport Advantage Archive (PPA Archive) of Mobile Foundation...

Mobile Foundation v8.0 is now available on IBM Cloud Private

We are excited to announce that IBM Mobile Foundation v8.0 is now available for deployment on IBM Cloud Private. This...

IBM Mobile Foundation Product Advisory - Possible impact on extended app authenticity due to Android changes

In Dec 2017, Google announced that starting 2018 they will start adding a small amount of security metadata on top...

MobileFirst Platform Foundation documentation updates for lower versions

Documentation updates for the lower versions of MobileFirst Platform Foundation are compiled in this post. The updates here augment and...

Custom property setting needed for MobileFirst Foundation with WebSphere Application Server (WAS) ND version 8.5.5.12 and upwards

This post describes an error seen with MobileFirst Foundation installation on WAS ND 8.5.5.12 and upward versions and the workaround...

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 7.1.0.0-MFPF-IF201801051108 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 7.1, dated January 5th, 2018.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...

MobileFirst Foundation iFix 8.0.0.0-MFPF-IF20171220-1341 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Foundation 8.0, dated December 20th, 2017.

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 7.1.0.0-MFPF-IF201712130650 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 7.1, dated December 13th, 2017.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 7.1.0.0-MFPF-IF201712080608 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 7.1, dated December 8th, 2017.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 7.1.0.0-MFPF-IF201712040710 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 7.1, dated December 4th, 2017.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...

Mobile Foundation 8.0.0.0-MFPF-IF201711230641-CDUpdate-01 released

We are pleased to announce the continuous delivery (CD) update for Mobile Foundation v8.0.

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 6.3.0.0-MFPF-IF201711240821 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 6.3, dated November 24th, 2017.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 7.1.0.0-MFPF-IF201711121327 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 7.1, dated November 12th, 2017.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...

MobileFirst Foundation iFix 8.0.0.0-MFPF-IF20171109-0349 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Foundation 8.0, dated November 9th, 2017.

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 7.1.0.0-MFPF-IF201711071725 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 7.1, dated November 7th, 2017.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 7.1.0.0-MFPF-IF201711011704 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 7.1, dated November 1st, 2017.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 7.1.0.0-MFPF-IF201710261607 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 7.1, dated October 26th, 2017.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...

MobileFirst Foundation iFix 8.0.0.0-MFPF-IF20171025-0319 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Foundation 8.0, dated October 25th, 2017.

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 7.1.0.0-MFPF-IF201710251107 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 7.1, dated October 25th, 2017.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...

MobileFirst Foundation iFix 8.0.0.0-MFPF-IF20171006-1725 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Foundation 8.0, dated October 6th, 2017.

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 7.1.0.0-MFPF-IF201710051201 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 7.1, dated October 5th, 2017.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 6.3.0.0-MFPF-IF201709281109 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 6.3, dated September 28th, 2017.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 7.1.0.0-MFPF-IF201709260607 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 7.1, dated September 26th, 2017.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...

MobileFirst Platform Foundation iFix 7.0.0.0-MFPF-IF20170921-1723 released

A new iFix has been released for MobileFirst Platform Foundation 7.0, dated September 21st, 2017.Download iFix (requires login to IBM...