5th August 2016 C#

C# Bait&Switch

Some time ago I decided to update my NFC library for Xamarin.Forms so to eliminate all the unnecessary dependencies like the Xamarin.Forms package that was used exclusively for the DependencyService. Searching on the net I came across this post from James Montemagno that explains how to get exactly what I wanted using a practice called Bait&Switch: an […]

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3rd August 2016 XAMARIN.FORMS

Image Gallery in Xamarin.Forms – 18 Months Later

A lot of time has passed since my last post about how to implement an image gallery in Xamarin.Forms. At the time the best solution was to use an ImageGallery control provided by the awesome people of XLabs but since the release of Xamarin.Forms 2.3 we can finally use a more versatile control named CarouselView. CarouselView […]

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10th June 2016 XAMARIN.FORMS

DreamSpark Academic Tour – Milano

Two days ago I had the pleasure to talk at Microsoft Milan to many university students about the incredible things that Xamarin, Xamarin.Forms & Microsoft Azure enable us to do. It was a very dense session but it was amazing to see how much people got interested in the topic as soon as they understood the potential! […]

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5th March 2016 ANDROID

Android Remote Debugging

Working with Xamarin enables us to create cross platform applications in a breeze but when we debug we need at least an emulator/device per platform 😀 The problem is that we need a lot or RAM & CPU power on our machine to emulate all the devices we need and often laptops suffer from this. In my case, I […]

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16th January 2016 C#

Cross Live Writer // 01

After some time spent reading and trying to figure out where to start the porting on Open Live Writer, I started converting on of the projects of the solutions, “HTML Parser” to a PCL in order to be able to use this code later in my Xamarin apps. I thought to share my changes here […]

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