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Build a Cross-Platform, Mobile Golf App Using C# and Xamarin - MSDN Magazine Article
One of the fun things about the return of golf season is participating in tournaments that feature events such as a longest drive contest. In these, a person’s first shot off a designated hole is measured against others in the tournament. The longest...
CodeCast Episode #2 - Talkin' 'bout Xamarin
I was honored to have been on CodeCast Episode #2 . While there, I talked about my past, how I got into programming, and the decision tree that led me to use Xamarin's technologies. After those discussions, I did a demo on oAuth authentication to Twitter...
You MUST be Cross Platform
Visual Studio Magazine just posted on their site that Android will ship in One Billion devices in 2014 . The article is based on the following report from Gartner . The key takeaway is that we no longer live in a "Windows World." There are devices of...
Take Advantage of iOS 7's New Features
Link: On Sept. 18, Apple formally began distributing iOS 7 to users. Within one month, iOS 7 was running on 69.3 percent of iOS devices, according to app monitoring...
Building Native User Interfaces is the Right Way To Build Cross Platform Style Apps
I hear a few developers getting down on Xamarin because they are required to: Create different projects for the various mobile platforms that they want to target. Learn the particulars of a given platform, or as I term them, the “isms.” Interestingly...
Async & Await in C# with Xamarin
One of the great things about the .NET Framework is that Microsoft has worked long and hard to improve many features. Since the initial release of .NET 1.0, there has been support for threading via .NET threads as well as an application-level threadpool...
What's new in Xamarin and iOS7 - webinar
I recently did an online webinar regarding the new iOS7 and Xamarin. In it, I covered the basics of what is new in iOS7 along with what is new in Xamarin's developer platform. Please take some time and view this webinar . The items that were covered include...
Building a UI in Xamarin.iOS
No matter your feelings toward Apple, there's no denying the marketplace likes the iPhone and iPad family of products. You can't ignore them, and because you're reading this column, I thought it would be interesting to look at the options you have for...
Shrinking an image in iOS with Xamarin.iOS and C#
Images taken with the camera are rather large in the iPhone. How do you shrink them down? I need to shrink them because I am going to send them to a web service and I want to spend as little time as possible in the upload process. While I am not sure...
UIRefreshControl Timeout with Xamarin.iOS
The UIRefreshControl doesn't have a timeout mechanism built into it. Once the refresh begins, the control will display that a refresh is occurring until the .EndRefreshing() method is called. Because we are in a mobile environment, the data may never...
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