How to set ImageView ScaleType to TOPCROP

Yesterday I have had the need to align TopCrop an image inside an Android ImageView. Unfortunally Android ImageView doesn’t allow this crop style, so I have implemented it by my own starting from a java sample. you can find the source code here: https://nicolgit.github.io/xamarin-how-set-imageview-scaletype-to-topcrop/   

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OAUTH 2.0 protocol support level for ADFS 2012R2 vs ADFS 2016

Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) is a software component developed by Microsoft that can be installed on Windows Server operating systems to provide users with single sign-on access to systems and applications located across organizational boundaries. It uses a claims-based access control authorization model to maintain application security and implement federated identity. OAuth 2.0 is…

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#HOWTO – Continuous delivery from GitHub to Azure AppService

Few months ago I have spent a couple of evening in implementing an AppService able to delivery events from Visual Studio Online to a Lametric smart clock. I have also shared all the solution code on GitHub. Well, yesterday, while I was working on other stuff on a customer’s AppService, the following icon have grabbed…

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#CasualFriday – From Visual Studio Online to Lametric time® smart clock

The number of new smart devices to play with grows day after day. The baseline to work with them is essentially always the same set of technologies: federated authentication, OAuth2, REST, AngularJS, Typescript, cloud services… and to operate with a Lametric time (www.lametric.com) makes no difference. To build a system that delivers relevant information from…

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Engineering Caledos Runner – Code Reuse Metrics

Caledos Runner for Android
Caledos Runner for Android

This post is the first of a series with the objective to share the experience on multiplatform development I’ve collected working on Caledos Runner’s: a medium-sized fitness app currently publicly available on the Google Play Store. The app is part of a side project on which I and Domenico have been working for some time,…

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Read heart rate from BLE device using Xamarin on Android

in this sample I use the library found in xamarin-bluetooth-le to read heart rate and battery level from a Polar H7. I have used this sample to test the integration of BLE Heart Rate Characteristics reading for Caledos Runner for android. Hope you enjoy reading it as much as I have enjoyed writing it:-) All…

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Demo Xamarin PebbleSport integration app

If you are looking for a Xamarin Android sample that show how to manage the Pebble Sport app from a Xamarin Project, I have just released on github a sample for you!:-) https://github.com/nicolgit/demo-xamarin-pebblesport   Because I haven’t found out there any sample that shows to use Pebble SDK from Xamarin, I decided to write this…

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How to remove Android partition from a Teclast x98 PRO “dual boot” – K9C6

The Teclast X98 Pro (a good review here) is the third iteration of the popular Teclast X98 series of tablets. This latest 2015 version features an updated chipset with Intel’s latest Atom SoC the 14nm Cherry Trail and double the Ram of it’s predecessors. The X98 Pro currently comes with Windows 10 and no dual…

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Analyze User Behavior in Your Windows/Windows Phone App with Google Analytics

  My article on MSDN Magazine is out! “App development is by definition an iterative process, so you’ll want to understand, in the shortest possible time, how your app is used and how a new version or feature may impact user behavior. How much is a feature really used? What is the user behavior on…

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NicolTIP#031: Toggle Internet Explorer proxy via powershell

The following powershell script toggles the Internet Explorer proxy status between the following values: Automatically detect settings Explicit Proxy Server as shown in the following screenshots:   remember that after executing the script, Internet Explorer must be restarted. this script is a widely based on the work of the following guys (thank you!): Aymeric Mouillé…

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