Category: Question

GitHub from the beginning, in Visual Studio

Who’s this for? Visual Studio users who want to start using Source Control in their projects, new or existing, but have no experience with source control. Pre-work. OK, you will need a GitHub account. They’re free and fast to setup! I doubt I can explain that any better then GitHub do. Go get setup, I’ll…

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…

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…

Project Avocado Pt 1, I am not your Guru

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Welcome to Project Avocado. Yesterday I made the rash decision to make an app for Windows 10 and write about it in real time. From the very beginning of an idea right through to publishing in the Microsoft Store. (you know, provided it gets that far!) Having made a poll on Twitter, it looks like…

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