One of the things Android had for a long time were App Widgets. With these small apps, you're able to create byte-sized functionality that users could use from their home and lockscreen. Since Android
As an introduction, I've written already several
articles here about ATDD/BDD with Specflow and Xamarin. All of this led up to a presentation that was given at Microsoft TechDays in the Netherlands. H
...our Xamarin.Forms solution, let's continue with the next step.
Since we don't need antyhing
fancy to show in the UI, we'll just just this simple XAML.
<Button Command="" Te...
Ever since the Microsoft Cognitive Services were available, I always wanted to give those APIs a spin. The power of machine learning at your fingertips, that's pretty awesome! Today I managed to hook
Although the TechDaysNL are over, there is still a p
art about test automation of apps that I haven't covered in my blog posts. I did touch this subject briefly in my previous post, this article will g
Assuming my previous
article got you conviced into writing your specifications in Gherkin, we can go on to the next step: The automation of these specifications. This article will show you how to auto
Test-driven development (TDD) has been a pretty decent standard in software development for the past years. Writing solid unit tests is something every professional developer should do. (Nightly) buil
Nina Vyedin jumped on the stage, and I'm a huge
fan of her since I saw her last time on Evolve 2014. She rebranded XAML to Xamarin And Microsoft ...
WWDC 2015 took place already a couple of weeks ago, and during the keynote a couple of slides were dedicated to HomeKit. It was already announced during WWDC 2014, so I was wondering where it would be
Since I've been using Xamarin for mobile development, I've been using the awesome Xamarin Studio Launcher from @redth. By default, only one instance of Xamarin Studio can be st
arted on a Mac. However,
For this tutorial, we'll add something neat to my previous tutorial about augmented reality. In my opinion, AR itself is already pretty awesome, but this time we'll add some more interaction between t
Something totally different here today. To help my girlfriend with her study, I needed to create an app that displays an augmented reality world. Although I love working with HTML and technologies aro
A while ago, I reviewed the Zend Framework 1.8 book. Now, not a review, only a giveaway contest for this great book! Check out the website from Packt for more information.
Read the informa
Last year, Addy Osmani told me about a "tool" called Yeoman. Although it was a great tip back than, I didn't directly feel the need to make use of the tool. Until a couple of weeks ago.
Whoah, been a while since I've posted something! Yet, I wanted to mess around with some fun CSS3 stuff and wanted to share the results with you. Today, we're going to create CSS animated profile cards
If you are following me on Twitter, you might have been spammed seen loads of Tweets last week with the #fronteers12 hashtag. This was because of the fact I was attending the Fronteers Conference, whe
After the couple of jQuery Quickies that have been placed online on this website, I today present you a CSS3 quickie. Just a short walkthrough to create a simple effect, to learn some basic stuff. In
A great resource for all kind of webdevelopers and -designers has to be MightyDeals. They provide some great (daily) deals for webprofessionals, which simply means that you can get that font, brush or
Since it was my 23rd birthday last weekend, and I wanted to st
art off the new year with some great goodies, I've got a great giveaway for everyone. Today, we're giving away store credit for all kinds
Welcome to 2012 everybody! I hope you had a great Christmas time and enjoyed New Year's eve. Just like last year, I wanted to look back at my own blog to see what took place.
Sadly, I wasn't able to
Lately, I've been messing around with cool HTML5 stuff a lot. One of the things that HTML5 is trying to reach, is the market of mobile devices. A long time ago (when I got my first iPhone), I wrote an
HTML5 has some extremely cool features, and a couple of weeks ago I took a deep dive into Websockets. This protocol, which you can recognize by the ws:// and wss:// (secure websockets) URL prefix, ena
Today is the day for another great contest on Marcofolio.net. This one especially goes out to all people that want to win some Christmas Cards to send during the holidays. Three lucky readers will be
...ing your first "Hello Mobile World" application, which is very simple. Personally, I'm a big
fan of comments in the code, but sadly this book is missing out on that. What I'm also kind of mi...
A while ago, the popular tech blog TechCrunch launched a new design for their website. Along with this design, they released a new logo. I wanted to generate this logo in HTML using jQuery.
...I might create that later. For now, let's check out all the CSS3 you'll need to be able to create this
fancy looking navigation menu. Techniques
Before I'll let you dive into the CSS p art of this te...
Just like I said in my previous
article; Since Firefox 4 was relesed, loads of new (CSS) features were released into the wild. Next to the :any() CSS selector, another cool CSS feature was added to th
Since Firefox 4 was relesed, loads of new (CSS) features were released into the wild. Ofcourse, this is a great thing, since Firefox has a rock solid place as 2nd most popular web browser. More people
Today, we're going to give away three member accounts on UltimateDesignerToolkit. As you might have guessed by the name of the site, they have a huge collection of all kind of designer items in one pl
Do you remember the Advanced jQuery background image slideshow I posted last year? Because of that tutorial, reader Evens sent me an e-mail, asking how the effect on the website from Climate Crisis co