Xamarin: Multi Platform Development

In the past I wrote some applications for the Windows Phone Platform. A few of them can be even found in the store. They are not perfect, but they gave me good insight in how it works. What does a little screen mean for development and what does it need to get in the store? The first of the list is still in the store, but I lost the code . Even then the rules of the store are tighten a lot, so this app would not stand these current rules. I have a app for the Windows 8 platform … Continue reading Xamarin: Multi Platform Development

Windows 10 and Office Apps

Since some weeks I am running the newest Windows 10 Technical Preview on my Surface Pro 3. The first version of Windows 10 was getting the worst behaviors of Windows 8.1 out of the system. Windows 8 was very Touch oriented, the first Technical preview of Windows 10 was more oriented on keyboard and mouse. This new version combines them better. Some other new and nice additions are Cortana and Continuum. We know the first from the telephone and in same way from the XBox. You can speak to your PC in a natural language and she will understand you. … Continue reading Windows 10 and Office Apps

IoT (3) Intel Galileo

In my last blog I already told about Microsoft Windows on a Intel Galileo board.  I showed how to show some texts on a LCD display with C++ code. Not long after that the second generation of the Galileo board came. It was a little more powerful. In my last blog I had to connect my LCD display via a breadboard to my Galileo. Not uncommon in the Arduino world, but it doesn’t look nice and is very error-prone for not very technical people. So I bought a Seeed Grove Starter Kit. Another advantage of this kit it contains different … Continue reading IoT (3) Intel Galileo