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More Xamarin platform setup gotchas

Pascal Arnould

Today my Xamarin trial expired - Sadface. But endjin generously supplied me with a new Xamarin.Android and Xamarin.iOS Business edition license, things were looking up - Happyface! However after activating the new license and upgrading to a newer version of Xamarin Studio on both my Mac and the guest Windows 8 OS, my master solution containing all the projects for the different platforms (Android, iOS and Windows Phone) was no longer building.
Angular.JS ngRepeat and Bootstrap layout bug on IE7

Angular.JS ngRepeat and Bootstrap layout bug on IE7

Matthew Adams

In this post we delve into a bug we discovered with Angular.JS and Bootstrap that appears in IE 7.
Learning to Program - A Beginners Guide - Part Six - A First Look at Algorithms

Learning to Program - A Beginners Guide - Part Six - A First Look at Algorithms

Matthew Adams

In this post we're going to take a look at algorithms.

Android Device Manager and SDK Location

Pascal Arnould

After going through the Xamarin installation instructions for Mac and Windows , I ended up in a situation where the AVD Manager ( Android Virtual Device Manager ) on my Windows VM would not let me create a new AVD...
Learning to Program – A Beginners Guide – Part Five – Running a program

Learning to Program – A Beginners Guide – Part Five – Running a program

Matthew Adams

Let's start our exploration of this architecture by looking at the Program Instructions memory.
Windows Phone Capabilities and enabling the camera in the emulator

Windows Phone Capabilities and enabling the camera in the emulator

Pascal Arnould

A short explanation of Windows Phone capabilities and how to enable the camera.
Introducing endjin composition framework 2.0 : Part 5 - Debugging

Introducing endjin composition framework 2.0 : Part 5 - Debugging

Mike Evans-Larah

Learn how to debug the endjin composition framework.
Learning to Program - A Beginners Guide - Part Four - A Simple Model of a Computer

Learning to Program - A Beginners Guide - Part Four - A Simple Model of a Computer

Matthew Adams

In this post, we're going to be taking a look at one representation of the hardware box - from a programmer's perspective.
Windows Phone Registration Failure: Error 0x64

Windows Phone Registration Failure: Error 0x64

Pascal Arnould

A quick fix to error 0x64 when registering a new Windows Phone device.
Introducing endjin composition framework 2.0 : Part 4 - ASP.NET MVC/WebAPI

Introducing endjin composition framework 2.0 : Part 4 - ASP.NET MVC/WebAPI

Mike Evans-Larah

Learn how to use the endjin composition framework inside ASP.NET MVC or Web API
Learning To Program - A Beginners Guide - Part Three - How Does a Computer Work?

Learning To Program - A Beginners Guide - Part Three - How Does a Computer Work?

Matthew Adams

Windows Run Commands for Developers

Pascal Arnould

The other day I wanted to bring up the Windows "Program and Features" panel using the run command (Win+R or just start typing in the Start screen in Win 8). Something I've done countless number of times in the past. For some reason, I had a complete blank and couldn't recall what that particular command was. So I thought it would be good to have a couple of tips and some of the most useful run commands for Developers (and everybody else) in one place.
Introducing endjin composition framework 2.0 : Part 3 - Using the content factory

Introducing endjin composition framework 2.0 : Part 3 - Using the content factory

Mike Evans-Larah

Learn how to use the endjin composition framework content factory
Retrying tasks with TPL, async and synchronous code

Retrying tasks with TPL, async and synchronous code

Matthew Adams

Dealing with Transient Faults is absolutely essential when working in The Cloud. We delve into the library we've created for dealing with this situation.
Learning To Program - A Beginners Guide - Part Two

Learning To Program - A Beginners Guide - Part Two

Matthew Adams

In this post, we're going to set up the tools that we're going to use in the rest of this course on Windows or Linux.
A step by step guide to installing an F# REPL environment on Windows

A step by step guide to installing an F# REPL environment on Windows

Matthew Adams

In this step-by-step guide, we'll take you through the process of setting up an F# REPL environment on Windows.
A step by step guide to installing an F# REPL environment on Linux

A step by step guide to installing an F# REPL environment on Linux

Matthew Adams

In this step-by-step guide, we'll take you through the process of setting up an F# REPL environment on Linux.
Xamarin platform setup gotchas

Xamarin platform setup gotchas

Pascal Arnould

Yesterday I attended the "C# and Mvvm - Developing apps for all of Android, iPhone and Windows" event hosted by Stuart Lodge at Modern Jago. In preparation for the day I had the daunting task of setting up my Mac for cross platform development with Xamarin. While most of it was fairly straight forward and well documented, I came across a few gotchas worth blogging about.
Introducing endjin composition framework 2.0 : Part 2 - Getting Started

Introducing endjin composition framework 2.0 : Part 2 - Getting Started

Mike Evans-Larah

Learn how to use the endjin composition framework for dependency injection.
Learning To Program - A Beginners Guide - Part One

Learning To Program - A Beginners Guide - Part One

Matthew Adams

Introducing endjin composition framework 2.0 : Part 1

Introducing endjin composition framework 2.0 : Part 1

Mike Evans-Larah

Learn why we created the endjin composition framework for dependency injection.
High-Res Prototyping Tips: How we eliminated waste and enabled collaboration

High-Res Prototyping Tips: How we eliminated waste and enabled collaboration

Paul Waller

This post discusses the importance of collaboration between designers and developers, including communication tips and a step-by-step guide.
Evidence-based Decision Making: Adding validation to your value chain

Evidence-based Decision Making: Adding validation to your value chain

Matthew Adams

Start using evidence-based decision making to add some rigour to decision making process.
PowerShell Best Kept Secrets: Splatting

PowerShell Best Kept Secrets: Splatting

Howard van Rooijen

Splatting is one of the most powerful, yet underused features of PowerShell. In this post we cover a walk-through of how to use this feature.

Azure Cloud Migration Poster

Matthew Adams

We've just released a free Cloud Migration Process poster to help you understand the complexities of evaluating & executing different cloud migration strategies.