Shaun Hevey

October 17, 2021
By Shaun Hevey

For those that use JetBrains Rider to develop your .NET applications, in this post, I have three tips and tricks that you might not have known about to help improve your productivity.

October 10, 2021
By Shaun Hevey

With the preview version of .NET 6 installed on my Mac, I started seeing this error in Jetbrains Rider while building a new Xamarin application.

October 04, 2021
By Shaun Hevey

In a previous post, I wrote about how you could backup and restore Shortcuts. In that post, I had to use several applications to achieve this as Apple didn't allow you to backup and restore without importing from an iCloud link.

February 15, 2021
By Shaun Hevey

Welcome to the second and final post in my blog series "Creating a calendar control in Xamarin Forms".

February 13, 2021
By Shaun Hevey

Xamarin.Forms has a number of versatile controls included in the box to help you help build your own cross platform controls without having to touch any platform specific codes. In this post I will show you how to create a calendar view with controls built in to Xamarin.Forms

February 08, 2021
By Shaun Hevey

Most devices these days have different system themes that you as a user can use. An example of this is in iOS (at the time of writing iOS 14) is the ability to choose between a light or a dark theme. If a user has a preference for a dark or a light theme then how would you be able to handle these cases in your Xamarin.Forms application.

February 03, 2021
By Shaun Hevey

In this post I will give you the resources for you to go and implement Siri Shortcuts actions in your Xamarin application.

May 25, 2020
By Shaun Hevey

I have been looking for a while for a way to create images that contained a gradient from within Shortcuts. The reason is to be able to use them with other actions to achieve the some examples below. The first is to create gradient icons like these with the help of Toolbox Pro.

May 17, 2020

iOS Shortcuts is a fantastic tool that allows you to automate a lot of tasks on your iOS device and with the introduction of parameters in iOS 13 it allowed developers to extend Shortcuts by exposing new action that you can use in your shortcuts.

February 25, 2020
By Shaun Hevey

If you haven't developed anything with Xamarin.Forms before it is a UI framework for developing cross platform user interfaces on top of Xamarin.