When Resource Ids Are Not Recognised In A CS File

I’m using Xamarin Android for one of my current projects and (especially after my recent short break) sometimes I forget important lessons that could leave me confused and annoyed for ages. Here’s an example of one of them: Sometimes you need to create a new component in your axml file. You add an id and …

What You Can Learn From Contract Jobs

I’ve just completed a contract app project. And although I’ve completed and shipped projects to app stores previously, there are significant differences in the workflow and processes that make these types of jobs more complex. For starters I’m working with other people so expectations to deliver are higher, working builds are essential and completing to …

Get Up And Code Something Everyday

Being able to code something everyday is a great way to improving your development skills. Just like Jennifer Dewalt who built 180 websites in 180 days, you will slowly notice your skills improving. Things that you may have struggled with to begin with becoming easier. The journey to building great development skills doesn’t happen overnight. I …