Category Archives: Essentials

FalafelCon with TWO Free Workshops??

Zero hype.  Free means free. Ssign up for FalafelCon (Monterey, September 14-17)  and you not only get full admission to all of FalafelCon and all of TechIntersection, but under this special deal you get the IOT workshop by Doug Seven ( all … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #141: Greg Shackles on Xamarin

This week, Greg Shackles: mobile expert and Xamarin MVP; host of Gone Mobile Podcast. NYC Mobile .NET Developers Gone Mobile Olo Xamarin Evolve 2014: Using Continuous Integration with Xamarin Apps MvvmCross fastlane xUnit   Listen | Yet Another Podcast  

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52 Weeks of Xamarin: Week 3- Events in Xamarin.Forms

In this, week 3 of 52 Weeks of Xamarin, we’re going to pick up where we left off last week, and add event handling to our buttons There is much to do to make this a working program, and starting … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast – Show 140: J. Tower

This week we have J Tower,  Telerik Expert, Community Organizer, Itinerant Consultant J’s web site Community Organizing 48 State Project   Listen | Yet Another Podcast

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52 Weeks of Xamarin: Week 2 – Starting the project

 This is the second week of 52 weeks of Xamarin.  To make this all more interesting and practical, we’ll start on building a quasi-real-world application; the iconic To Do List.   The application shown in this and future columns is … Continue reading

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Newest Pluralsight: Xamarin.Forms and Data

I’m very proud to announce my latest Pluralsight course: Xamarin.Forms and Data.   Thanks!

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Yet Another Podcast Show 138 – Jon Galloway

Jon Galloway is a friend, a walking encyclopedia of all things web and Microsoft and a former winner on The Price Is Right. Having Jon on is always a blast, and a chance to learn what’s new with ASP.NET and … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #137 – Basem Emara

Basem has over 10 years experience as a consultant, developer, and trainer in the web and mobile space. He has helped enterprises pioneer their industries using JavaScript, .NET, and now iOS and Apple WatchKit. Basem has 2 Apple Watch apps in the … Continue reading

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Lists in Xamarin Watch

Intro There is documentation and a sample on Xamarin.com to show how to add lists to a Watch application, but it can be a bit confusing, so I created a very simple example that we can walk through line by … Continue reading

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Living with the Apple Watch

The Watch In Detail My buddy Seth thought it would be valuable to extend my series on the watch, with a more critical eye.  Essentially, what is good, what is bad, and what sucks. I won’t try to convince you … Continue reading

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Modifying Xamarin Lists with Custom Controls

I was recently creating a proof of concept, which as you know should be fast and easy.  Not so much at Falafel where we like to turn out quality software that looks great, even if we’re going to throw it … Continue reading

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Apple Watch Is A Needful Thing

Needful Things is the name of a book by Stephen King (who I happen to think is America’s most underrated author, and best storyteller, but that is another matter).  I’ve co-opted his title to mean those things that seem absurdly … Continue reading

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