How to avoid a distorted Android camera preview with ZXing.Net.Mobile [Updated]

How to avoid a distorted Android camera preview with ZXing.Net.Mobile [Updated]

QR code scanning is a common task a lot of apps are using lately. With ZXing.Net.Mobile, we have a library at hand that makes this pretty easy in our Xamarin applications. This post will show you how to avoid a distorted camera preview when using the library on Android and explains why it might happen.

Posted by msicc in Android, Dev Stories, Xamarin, 11 comments
Crypto and Blockchain projects & tools (April 2019)

Crypto and Blockchain projects & tools (April 2019)

There are thousands of blockchain and crypto projects floating around. Some may be the next shooting stars, some may disappear. During the few months I have been active in this space, I found some projects that I watch, follow and contribute to. This post will give you a short overview.

Posted by msicc in Crypto&Blockchain, Editorials, 0 comments
Use NuGets for your common Xamarin (Forms) code (and automate the creation process)

Use NuGets for your common Xamarin (Forms) code (and automate the creation process)

When it comes to cross-platform development, some of you probably have code they use again and again – just like I do. Some time ago, I started to organize these snippets into libraries and pack them as NuGet packages. In this post, I’ll show you how to do the same and automate package creation and (local) distribution.

Posted by msicc in Azure, Dev Stories, iOS, UWP, Xamarin, 3 comments
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