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Today I Learned How to Lock a Dependency to a Specific Version in Project JSON

While upgrading the NUnitXmarin project the project maintainers asked me lock the version of NUnit to a specific version.  They where also kind enough to provided a link to a possible solution.  Lets test if it works. First lets review … Continue reading

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You Can’t Just Turn Creativity On Like A Faucet

Lately, Chris has been working on Xamarin notifications in Android, which you would have gathered from his recent blog posts. I have been tasked with designing an icon to go with this work. I’ve designed a few things before (Scary … Continue reading

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First Beta Release of the Xamarin Notification Plugin (Version 0.3.0-RC2)

The first beta version of the Xamarin Notification Plugin has been released.  This plugin allows you to send local notifications easily using Xamarin.  You can find the release on NuGet under “SaturdayMP.XPlugin.Notifications“. More details and documentation can be found on … Continue reading

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Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2017

The results of the Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2017 are live.  Some surprising highlights for me: Most developers surveyed are white male web developers.  Just kidding, this was not surprising at all. More than 50% of developers’ parents had a … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Cafe – So Long For Now

A couple of weeks ago, we at Saturday Morning Productions learned that Stuart Maclean, of CBC’s The Vinyl Cafe, passed away of melanoma. It was a loss felt keenly by all of us (Liv, Ada and Chris). When I (Liv) … Continue reading

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Surprises Using Azure

Are you a MSDN subscriber?  Thinking about using Azure because of the sweet sweet credits you get for being a MSDN subscriber?  Maybe you want to switch because they are one of few cloud providers that have Windows operating systems. Well … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Chris, Ada, Alice, and Liv will be taking some time off to spend time with our family and friends over the holidays.  And hopefully find some time to see the new Star Wars movie. The basement office will be dark, … Continue reading

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The Smiling Goose

Migratory animals keep finding me, no matter where I find myself in life. Allow me to introduce myself: my name is Liv, and I am a new member of the Saturday Morning Productions team. I have never taken a computer … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

Dear Dad, I treasure our life together as father and child! I have learned to love and laugh through our experiences together. From our time together, you have made me want to become a better person!!! Thank you for everything … Continue reading

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Dear Mom…

What does it mean to have a mother? Every mother is very special in our lives. She has been a champion throughout our good and lessons that we have had to go through with her support and encouragement. Lets celebrate … Continue reading

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