Wednesday, April 23, 2014

About Xamarin

Xamarin is the best way of doing cross-platform programming.

You need VS2013, you need the professional version.
You need Xamarin.
You need to learn how to share code.
You need the Xamarin Cross Platform Guidelines.
You need the Xamarin.iOS.
You need the Xamarin.Android.

Check the Windows blog on Universal app.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Unshelve shelveset from another branch

First install Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012 Update 2 Power Tools.msi.

Second, browse in command prompt to the correct path.

The shelve's name is "SHELVENAME:USERPROFILE".

Use the command:
>tfpt unshelve "GA Devrun v1.4;XT18194" /migrate /source:$/CNCorporateWeb/Releases/2.9.0/Code /target:$/CNCorporateWeb/Releases/2.9.1/Code

A pop-up window will appear:

Click Unshelve

Click Auto-merge All




Application Development Company Due Diligence List (pre-LOI)

What would you add to my company due diligence list if you were looking to acquire an application development company?

Company Ownership and History

1) Who are the present owners and what %?
2) How has the ownership changed since established?

Development Focus

1) Is there an industry focus for the apps? (financial services, real estate, manufacturing, tourism)
2) Is there a business process focus for the enterprise apps? (CRM, Sales, logistics, etc.)
3) Which apps has the company developed for customers and for the company ownership?
4) Which company owned enterprise and consumer apps have ranked in each of app stores? Describe when and how high. 
5) Which platforms does the company develop apps for?
6) Which languages does the company focus on working with?

Management and Employees

1) Provide an organizational chart including geographic locations, job titles, time/years with the company. 
2) Provide a list of employees

Customers

1) How much revenue was from each of the top 5 clients in the last trailing 4 quarters?
2) Describe the typical customers of the company.

Financial 

1) Provide a copy of the latest balance sheet.
2) Provide a copy of the last 2 years income statements.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

MVVM for Windows Phone Developers-Continued

Hi,

You may find the next article very interesting on CodeProject

MVVM for Windows Phone Developers

awsomedevsigner: MVVM for Windows Phone Developers - Use it Guys! (...: UPDATE: You can download the code on GitHub. I have added all files, except for the source for SQLight. The repository can be found here: W...

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

75 Tools for iOS developers

Hi,

Here is a comprehensive list of different tools you might need doing iOS development,
special thanks to Ben Shierman for his list!

Windows Tool List for Developers & Power Users

Hi,

I found this elegant list of Windows Tools that might be useful.
I use a lot of them but not all, whether been a developer or a power user, I am sure that you will find some goodies in this link (Thanks to Scott Hansel man):