On Gmail and the Future of Hybrid Apps

Yesterday Google released a big update to their Gmail app on iOS, which brought with it some real improvements over the last version. Since the last version was released, Google acquired the Sparrow team, who was undoubtedly a big force behind the new UI. Gmail users on iOS, myself included, will likely be rather happy with the update, but that’s not really what I find most interesting about it.

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Returning Results From View Models in MvvmCross

I’ve been doing a lot of work with the MvvmCross framework lately, and so far have been really enjoying it. As I was building out my application, I found myself wanting some functionality along the lines of Android’s StartActivityForResult method,…

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Using SignalR in MonoTouch and Mono for Android Apps

If you haven’t checked out SignalR yet, what are you waiting for? SignalR is a .NET library that makes it really easy to build realtime applications. The server can be hosted inside a web application, or even in a simple…

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C# To Go: Version 1.2 Released

Version 1.2 of C# To Go is now live in the¬†Android Market. I also submitted the update to¬†Amazon’s Android marketplace for approval, with any luck that will go through soon as well.

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A Look Back at 2011

This is definitely a bit cliche, but as the year draws to a close I decided I should take a look back and how I spent it. This post is meant simply to enumerate what I did this year, in…

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