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I frequently find myself wanting to delete the bin and obj folders from my projects while developing in Xamarin on OS X. I usually do this by just deleting them manually via Finder. But there's too many clicks involved and too much room for error. S…

Dapper I just recently discovered the Dapper micro-ORM for doing data access in applications. I had been using Entity Framework (EF) 6 in the APIs of most of my apps. And don't get me wrong, EF is a joy to use, it really is! But it has some shortcomi…

Summary The development of mobile apps presents many challenges, the primary being: How does one ensure that the deliverable of the development process is an app that experiences pervasive and positive engagement with the target users? In other…

Weather conditions sound like they'll be perfect across MN this afternoon for viewing the partial solar eclipse. The event will begin at about 4:30pm and will peak right before the sun slips below the horizon around 5:30 - 6pm. Maximum eclipse will…

One of the most exciting bits of news at Xamarin Evolve 2014 last week in Atalanta was the announcement of Xamarin Insights, a new platform/service/libraries for gathering data from mobile apps on sessions, crashes, and events. And while there's alre…

A rapidly developing industry yields a cacophony of terms The field of mobile app development (or simply "app development", as its known in the future) is one that's changing so fast, it can be difficult to keep up with all of the terms or be able t…