Category: Project Avocado

Project Avocado Part 5, Show me already!


Here it is; the first (mostly) functional alpha build of Project Avocado. There’s about 3 hours in it at the moment**. Most of that is setting things up; Reserve it in the Microsoft Store. Setup a OneDrive OAuth (for backup and restore). App Center (anonymous metrics and crash reporting). Creating an IAP (In App Purchase).…

Project Avocado Pt 4, Tools of the Trade


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?


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…