Category Archives: Mobile Development

XCode 7 : Adding a new device to an XCode-managed provisioning profile

Let me just start this post with a question : why is this still so hard?? Moreover, WHY does it only keep getting harder??? I don’t know what the XCode team are thinking, but the whole point of having your provisioning profiles managed by XCode is that it should make things simple and automagic. Well, […]

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Xamarin Android : Why the loosely typed key value pair implementation for Intent extra data is bad! And why it should be looser…

An usual way to go about adding extra data to your Intents in Xamarin is by using the convenience methods provided such as : data.PutExtra(“Key1”, “key”); data.PutExtra(“Key2”, 33); And on the receiving end you’d use: var value1 = data.Extras.GetString(“Key1”); var value2 = data.Extras.GetInt(“Key2”); It all sounds very good in theory, however, anti-pattern discussions aside regarding […]

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WebView or External App Picker? Or, When To Give Users Freedom

I recently had to fulfil a requirement to display downloaded PDFs in a Xamarin.Forms app implemented across the three platforms

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