Shaun Hevey

November 10, 2021
By Shaun Hevey

With the release of .NET 6, I have started thinking about finally properly playing around with MAUI even though it is still in preview. This is to see what building a cross-platform application with both Blazor and native components is like. With that in mind, I decided to go and have a look at how to install the preview bits of .NET MAUI.

November 07, 2021
By Shaun Hevey

Every once in a while, I am amazed by some fantastic developer that changes my mind about what I can achieve on my iPhone or iPad. This is usually because they have made an application that I would have thought would never make it through Apple and their reviewers. One of these developers is Nicolas Holzschuch, and the application they have created called a-Shell

October 31, 2021

In this post, I will discuss another little feature that you might be unaware of available in most major browsers called MediaRecorder.

October 25, 2021
By Shaun Hevey

In this post, I will show you how to take an SVG file and turn it into a PNG. Before diving into how you convert and SVG, let's look at SVG and PNG file formats.

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.