My name is David Conlisk and I am a freelance
Xamarin, .NET and Certified Umbraco developer based in Glasgow,
Scotland. Here I will be blogging about my experiences with
Xamarin, the Umbraco CMS, web development in general, and my forays
into the world of open source programming, and I'll be showing off
some of my work. Feel free to check out the blog or get in touch.
I just released two cross-platform mobile medical apps built
using Xamarin.Forms and the Xamarin.Forms UI
Kit from Grialkit. Here are some of my
thoughts on the process.
I have created a Xamarin Java Bindings library for PocketSphinx
so that I can use PocketSphinx voice recognition in my Xamarin
Android app. I was asked on Stack Overflow to share it, so here it
We have launched our latest venture Themebraco.com - the home of
premium themes, exclusively for the Umbraco platform.
Professionally designed, expertly built, responsive site templates
which are super-quick to install.
How to create thumbnail images for PDFs uploaded to the media
section in Umbraco using GhostscriptSharp.
A quick post showing you how to get intellisense for your
Umbraco tags in your user controls in Visual Studio.
I was having some trouble working out how to install Umbraco in
a clean, new visual studio project. Here's how to do it.
I was asked to contribute to the 24 Days in Umbraco Christmas
Calendar 2012. I made a short screencast about one of my
favourite Umbraco packages, DocTypeMixins.
In my last post I described
a way to prevent the orientation of certain pages in your PhoneGap
application from changing with your iOS device's physical
orientation. But you also need to correct the orientation when the
page changes, so I'll show you how to do that here.
I wanted to allow landscape orientation in a single page in my
PhoneGap application for the iPhone. After a number of hours,
here's how I managed it.
At Codegarden 2012, Neils Hartvig annouced that the upcoming
version 5 of Umbraco was being dropped. Here are my thoughts on the