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Windows 10 not recognizing Android devices for USB debugging

If you were able to deploy and debug just fine to your Android devices via USB before you upgraded to Windows 10, but now they just aren’t showing up, then it’s likely because of the way you are connecting them. For no good reason that I have found so far, it seems like if you […]

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Xamarin Android : “aapt.exe exited with code 1.”

Sometimes Visual Studio craps out on us and gives some random errors which can be easily cleared out by restarting it. Unfortunately, this is not one of them. If you see this error that means that genuinely something is breaking the Android packing process, even if the build may have succeed it. This means there […]

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Implementing a Cross-Platform PDF Viewer in Xamarin.Forms and Android

In this post I’m going to show you how to implement a cross-platform PDF viewer using Xamarin.Forms. We are going to focus on  Android in this tutorial. The approach we are going to take is to create a Dependency Service implementation on the Android project which triggers a choice for a external PDF viewing app on […]

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