Thought Pattern

A mix of articles on current technology trends, not always related to what we do - but always stuff that interests us.

Artificial Intelligence Primer

The difference between AI and normal computing?

What is Blockchain?

Understanding the technology the sits underneath Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies - Blockchain.

Mobile Apps | What Do They Cost?

There are a huge number of factors that go into the estimation process however there are probably three that have the biggest impact on overall cost.

Native, Responsive, or Hybrid - what's the right approach to mobile dev?

There's a lot of information out there, but it's still difficult to understand how to get started when it comes to building a mobile application. You probably have a good understanding of your users, and potentially what they're looking for in an application, but how do you select the correct user experience to build? There are a lot of options but making a call on the correc ...

Setting up a ReactiveUI ViewModel

In this article, we will be setting up our first ViewModel to bind to the ListView that we created in the previous article. We'll be using the ReactiveUI framework for implementing our ViewModel and bindings.

Xamarin.Forms - ListView

In this article, we are going to setup the initial article list page and set this up as our application's main page. Before we get started, let's remove the default page that Visual Studio setup for us.

Getting started with Xamarin.Forms

Over the next few posts, we are going to walk through the steps taken to develop a cross platform mobile application using Xamarin.Forms and ReactiveUI. We are going to keep each article short and focused on a particular task required to develop and deploy our mobile application.