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Binding to the Window Title in UWP

I was recently in a scenario where I had a UWP app with a timer. The running timer was supposed to be displayed in the title bar of the app (the app is a UWP...

Android Floating Widgets In Xamarin

I first noticed the floating widgets when I saw Facebook Messenger on a Samsung. I really liked the idea of the chatheads with the conversation folding out w...

using the surface dial as a debug tool

Update: here’s a small video of the extension in action   The Surface Dial is a nifty little device, it feels great and can add some nice capabilities ...

the future of xaml styler

A while ago I forked the popular Visual Studio plugin XAML Styler. The original author had abandoned the project before Visual Studio 2013 came out. I forked...

httpclient in mobile apps

I’ve been seeing a lot of discussions lately on how to correctly use HttpClient in mobile apps, both UWP and / or Xamarin apps. In this post I’d like to shar...

xamarin forms bindable wrappanel

A wrappanel is something XAML developers are very familiar with. It’s a panel that orders its children either horizontally or vertically but when the childre...

lowlandswpdev 2014 slides & demos

Last weekend I had the distinct honor and pleasure of co-organizing and speaking at an international Windows Platform developer event. Lowlands WP dev 2014 w...