Fullscreen Video Background in Xamarin.Forms

Motivation A while ago, I stumbled upon an interesting blog post describing how to make a full-screen video background for a cross-platform app. At the time, the post was a using an older version Xamarin and I wondered to myself if I could simplify the solution somewhat. But, as often happens with "side projects", I … Continue reading Fullscreen Video Background in Xamarin.Forms

Quick Start: Telling Your New React Native Install About your Existing Android Tools

Recently, I had the dubious privilege of getting to set up my developer machine from scratch. Don't get me wrong; a new developer environment is a chance for a fresh start! New toys, new experiences, clean out the clutter! But, I am also a creature of habit and spend much fo the first month with … Continue reading Quick Start: Telling Your New React Native Install About your Existing Android Tools

Publishing a Contentful + Gatsby Static Website to Azure Blob Storage

Hello world! In this blog post, I'm taking a quick break from the usual mobile-menagerie to play around with Azure Blob Storage to host a webpage. The motivation? host a CMS-backed Single Page Application simple inexpensively as a static website. For this post, we'll assume a local, running version of a website has already been … Continue reading Publishing a Contentful + Gatsby Static Website to Azure Blob Storage