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Abstracting APIs – Abstract Potentially Insane?
There’s no doubt about it, things that help are good.  This topic of abstraction came up in a chatroom the other day and I found myself advocating [...]
View Model Value Change Tracking in MvvmCross & Xamarin
Change tracking object contents at first might seem like an easy or straightforward task but there are lots of pitfalls and potential issues with many [...]
Whitelist SSL Certificates in .NET for Xamarin / MvvmCross Apps
I have a fairly complex development environment for my current project and needed to allow some self-signed certificates to pass through the SSL [...]
MvvmCross Beta5 & SidePanel Navigation Sample
There is a new release of MvvmCross yesterday that takes the platform to v4 beta 5 that was released yesterday.  I’ve also contributed a new v4 [...]
Xamarin Android Player in Windows 10
After having upgraded to Windows 10 I found that I had some networking issues running the Xamarin Android Player.  When trying to start the emulator it [...]
Xamarin Android Automated CI Publishing Using MSBuild & JetBrains TeamCity
I love automating processes and making things consistently repeatable.  Continuous integration is your friend, yes it can take time to setup but if you [...]
Learning MvvmCross
Learning a new technology can sometimes be a very time consuming and error prone process.  The more complex the technology the longer this process can go [...]
Xamarin Android AXML Intellisense
Hmm … missing your lovely Xamarin Android intellisense in the Visual Studio .axml code editor?  Me too … The Solution Open Visual Studio Open [...]
Xamarin – The Baptism of Fire – Windows 7
So as I blogged a few days ago about the issues I was having with getting to grips with all the issues I was having (which you can read here) it appears [...]
PCL Profile 259 in Visual Studio 2012 on Windows 7, Xamarin, MvvmCross & ReSharper 7.1
Well, today was a lot of fun.  You can tell just how much fun from the ridiculous title of this blog post. I’ve lost most of a productive day to this [...]
Code Reviewing – Xamarin Components and MvvmCross Plugins
At the moment I’m working through the implementation of a mobile application build on top of the Xamarin platform targeting Android, iOS and [...]
Enabling CSS Hover Selector on Touch Enabled Devices
Most web developers and designer make use of this common CSS selector to help make pages easier to consume by hiding things in the UI like buttons until [...]
Mvvmcross (Mvx) Getting Started
I know the title suggests this is a guide on how to get started and since I haven’t even started yet it’s a tad premature eh! Anyway, over the [...]
Cross Platform Development w/ Xamarin & SVN Source Control on OSX
Hmm, rather ambitious title there Jammer … Anyway, I’ve just started looking at building some iOS and Android (plus others in the future) [...]