Since the release of iOS 10.3 developers are able to change the app icon from your app programatically. Although it can't be used to create a dynamic icon (like the Calendar or Clock-app), we are give
As an introduction, I've written already several articles here about the Microsoft Cognitive Services. By combining the power of machine learning and Xamarin, you're able to make your apps smarter and
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
Like I said in my previous article, the power of Microsoft Cognitive Services is amazing. With just minimal effort having machine learning at your fingertips is extremely useful. I wanted to dive even
...essentially all what this app will be doing, I called it the WhatAmILookingAt-app. I prepared a couple of
images to be recognized by the Computer Vision API for this demo, but this will work with pict...
Although the TechDaysNL are over, there is still a part 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
A couple of weeks ago, my colleague Mittchel and myself gave a presentation at InfoSupport about Xamarin Evolve 2016. During the last week of April 2016, Xamarin organised their "Evolve" con
...er goodies coming to Xamarin. With DataPages, you're able to bind some default templates (ex. a list with
images and text) to some Cloud or JSON resource without any additional configuration. Although...
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
A couple of weeks ago, my colleagues Youp, Mark and myself gave a presentation at
Last week, my colleague Marcel de Vries and myself gave a presentation at InfoSupport about Xamarin.Forms. It has been released a short period of time now, and Marcel and myself wanted to check it out
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 started 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
...ete, Vuforia will check how augmentable the image is by giving it a star rating. Your goal will be to use
images that have a high star rating, and some image enhancement tricks might help. Select the ...
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
Images, compiling your CoffeeScript etc. can be found there. Also, the whole configuration for...
For most web developers, delivering the
images to the low-bandwidth mobile devices could not be less than any brain teaser, where they feel like they have been stuck in a complex task, just like searc
...(Push, Slide, 3D Flip and Explode), they all share the same kind of HTML structure. Simply hover over the
images to see the contact details.
The pictures used are created by Belovodchenko...
"Consider connection speed when deciding whether or not to serve up retine
Using JS to build bigger, better datavis to ...
A book with the title The Best 365 Websites Around the World, who doesn't want to read that? Awwwards wrote this book and this week, we're giving away 5 digital copies. The book contains great content
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
Check out the demo to see how the logo looks like in your browser. Keep in mind, no
images are used at all. Feel free to dig in the source code as well and maybe learn a couple o...
Since it was my 23rd birthday last weekend, and I wanted to start 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
...ices will be done automatically.
Using my template, the result will look like this: ...
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