Author Archives: Chris C

PSA: Arduino H Bridge is Sharp and Pointy

Just a quick public service announcement (PSA) that the Arduino H Bridge is sharp and pointy.  Both my daughter and myself hurt our fingers but only I was lucky enough to draw blood when one of the H Bridge pins … Continue reading

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Today I Learned How to Automate Objective-c Builds in TeamCity

Several months ago I discussed how to manually build an objective-c project so it can be consumed by a Xamarin Binding Project.  In this post I show how to automate the building of the objective-c project.  In my case I need … Continue reading

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First Edmonton .NET Group Talk of the 2017-2018 Season is September 18th

The first Edmonton .NET User Group (EDMUG) talk of the 2017-2018 season is this Monday, September 18th.  The talk is by Shenyi Bao and is titled Web Site Performance Tuning.  All the details can be found here. Please also don’t forget … Continue reading

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Today I Learned How to Install a TeamCity Build Agent on a Mac

When I was first figuring out how to port the BEMCheckBox to Xamarin I built the framework manually.  This is obviously not a good long term solution so I set about figuring out how to automate the build.  The first … Continue reading

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Edmonton .NET User Group Survey

If you are part of the Edmonton .NET User Group or are thinking of joining then please fill out this survey.  The survey will help us plan out the 2017-2018 year.  The survey will only take a couple minutes so … Continue reading

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Sabbatical is Over, Looking for Work

The leaves are starting to change, the days are getting shorter, and the garden is ready to harvest.  That means fall is here in all it’s glory.  It also means my summer sabbatical is over. I spent my sabbatical teaching … Continue reading

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Thank You Liv

After almost a year hard work Liv has reached her goal and been accepted to the Edmonton Police Service (EPS).  Needless to say she was a bit excited when she got the call. Unfortunately joining the EPS means Liv no … Continue reading

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Do you Still Need to Compress Pictures?

I hope you had a great summer vacation.  We sure did and are trying squeeze in a mini-vacation before the summer is officially over after the Labour Day long weekend. Now that your summer vacation is over you want to … Continue reading

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Looking for Speakers for the Edmonton .NET User Group

Are you passionate about software development and want to share your passion with others?  If so then the Edmonton .NET Users Group is looking for you. Specifically as the newly elected Program Director I’m looking for you to speak at one of … Continue reading

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Today I Learned How to Create a Xamarin iOS Binding for Objective-C Libraries – Part 4 The Actual Binding

This is the 4th and final part about incorporating an objective-c library in Xamarin.  In my case I’m binding BEMCheckBox.  In part 3 we used Sharpie to create a C# interface for the BEMCheckBox.  In this post we will show … Continue reading

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