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Fixed: A route named 'umbraco-surface-BaseRoute' is already in the route collection

Here I discuss why the error 'A route named 'umbraco-surface-BaseRoute' is already in the route collection' happens and how to fix it. - read more.

25 Dec 2016

Persistent views across multiple pages in Xamarin Forms

In this post, I discuss what's required to keep a view persistent across multiple pages in Xamarin forms. This is useful for when you want to display messages or custom overlays for the user of your app. - read more.

13 Dec 2016

Xamarin MasterDetailPage has large margin/padding at top

When creating an app the uses a MasterDetailPage as the root Page, you might sometimes find that you've got a large set of padding at the top of all your pages with seemingly no way to remove it. Here's the fix. - read more.

24 Nov 2016 - 4 Comments

Solved: SQLite TypeInitializationException

Encountering the SQLite PCL error 'TypeInitializationException' after updating SQLite or installing it on a new project? This will solve it. - read more.

22 Nov 2016

JQuery UI Autocomplete

JQuery UI's Autocomplete is a very handy and powerful tool, but when using a custom implementation, their documentation can be out of date this post covers how to access the autocomplete instance for newer versions. (.autocomplete( "instance" )) - read more.

9 Nov 2016

Xamarin Forms - Working with threads

Mobile devices are optimised to run complex tasks on multiple threads. Running any form of complex task on the UI thread (the main thread) will cause the UI of your application to hang (or at least seem to anyway) until the operation is complete. The fix is to run the task on another thread and return a result back to the UI thread. - read more.

10 Oct 2016 - 5 Comments

How to add a Xamarin Forms Loading Screen/Overlay

A very quick tutorial on how to add a loading overlay window with a throbber in your Xamarin Forms mobile application - read more.

1 Sep 2016 - 11 Comments

Whats the difference between .Url property and Umbraco.Url(1234)

There are some subtle differences that mean a very large speed difference in how your Umbraco application performs. - read more.

1 Sep 2016

Xamarin Forms splash screen on Android and iOS

Adding a splash screen to Android and iOS using a Xamarin Forms project isn't as long winded as you think it might be. iOS already has one and Android just requires another activity. - read more.

16 Aug 2016 - 4 Comments

String exceeds the value set on the maxJsonLength

What is and how to fix the maxJsonLength property by changing/increasing its limit. - read more.

4 Aug 2016
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