Category: Development

Project Avocado Pt 4, Tools of the Trade

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When I was first getting started developing, I used almost nothing in the way of tools to help me. The sheer abundance of choice had me paralyzed. Well, after a couple of years I have a veritable tool belt which I use most, if not every, day. I thought i’d share these with you and…

Project Avocado Pt 3, What isn’t it?

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As important a question as asking yourself what your project is, ensure you ask yourself what is it not? (see part 2, where to start, here) You can learn a lot from this, it’s important to not be a monster app. Consider your scope, your market, monetizatioon and how they fit together. I’ve made this…

Project Avocado Pt 2, where to start.

(Part 1; I am not your Guru, is here.) Lets begin with me saying Thank you, for your patience: Thank you. I know there was a delay between the idea of documenting this and now but here we go. So, what is it? A simple, local, affordable markdown editor. Wait, what? Yeah, so the idea…

Example; sweeping light source in UWP

I was asked on Twitter how I got this effect, here is the code I use. In this example, the target FrameworkElement is a TextBlock. Note: I feel really bad as I cannot take credit for writing this, but I cannot remember for the life of me where I found it! If you know, please…

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