Tag: C#

Xamarin Forms

Xamarin Forms: Public C# Properties Missing on Android

While working on the mobile apps for McAllen Next (my new side project, stay tuned for more soon!), I discovered a very strange issue when running the app on Android; I kept getting repeated errors like this: Binding: ‘IsLoading’ property not found on ‘RegionModel’, target property: ‘Xamarin.Forms.Label’ and as such, the UI would not bind […]

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Windows

Windows 10 Development: Creating a UniformGrid Container

This post describes the need for and implementation of a UniformGrid layout control that, when used with a ListView, allows the repeated elements to appropriately stretch to a consistent size to achieve a grid-like layout. Read more at the Falafel Software Blog: Windows 10 Development: Creating a UniformGrid Container

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Windows

Developing for Windows 10: Introduction and Getting Started

Today is a big day in the history of Microsoft; the long-awaited Windows 10 release is finally here, bringing a whole new level of interactivity, security, productivity and entertainment. And with it comes a whole a whole new App Development model designed to unify and enhance the developer (and ultimately the user) experience. As an […]

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WindowsPhone

Crop, Blend (Watermark) Photos on Windows Phone 8.1 with the Lumia Imaging SDK

I recently needed the ability to combine two images on Windows Phone 8.1 (WinRT not Silverlight) so that one overlays the other, like a watermark. Because the watermark image was a fixed size and dimension, we also needed to make sure that the photo being merged shared the same aspect ratio (in this case a […]

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ASP.NET C# MVC

Dead Simple ASP.NET MVC Authentication

You may already know that, due to its lightweight architecture, ASP.NET MVC makes it simple to get a website up and running. But another advantage to such a manageable framework is how simple it is to implement any necessary component with just the bare minimum functionality. One such requirement is the need to enforce Forms […]

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