Category: Development

Absolute basics of Styling your Xamarin Forms Android app

So, you have a Xamarin Forms app including Android. How do you modify the theme? Where to start? Lots of advice out there, but in some ways that makes it hard. Of course I am going to add to that malaise with this small tidd-bit: Basically: even though it looks obvious you Don’t change it…

Side-Project Spring 2019

I started a tradition for myself last year, “Side Project Spring”. The idea is that in the last 3 months of the year (Spring in the southern hemisphere) I would take a scattershot approach to new projects. This achieves a couple of things: Diversify/feel out markets. Learn new things and experiment. A bit of fun!…

Project Avocado Pt 10, The debug perspective

Avocado

I’ve had an issue with Avocado Writer. It only looks right on the latest and greatest version of Windows, 1803. This is not a common build. Normally I target 1703 (Fall Creators Update). When I try to use the older versions though with Avocado Writer, the UI loses its mind. So I had to make…

Project Avocado Part 9, Dude, where’s my ad?

Avocado

This will be a quick entry, but you may have noticed that although Avocado Writer is free with ads, and there is an IAP to remove said ads, there um.. Well, there are no ads. I don’t know why, I’ve had my other apps work with their ad units within minutes of them being setup.…

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