Thomas Bandt

Certificate And Public Key Pinning With Xamarin

Are you securing the communication between your app and its backend with HTTPS (SSL/TLS)? Fantastic. But how do you make sure the other side is authentic? Read on on how to do this with Xamarin for iOS and Android.

Back To Sender: Some Thoughts On The MacBook Pro 13" 2016

There has been written a lot about the new 2016 MacBook Pro models. Albeit those reviews often include fundamental criticism, I made the decision to not cancel my order and give it a try anyway. But the experiment didn't last long.

A Nicer Messaging Interface For Xamarin.Forms

Xamarin.Forms provides cross-platform messaging capabilities for Android, iOS and Windows Phone with its MessagingCenter – but in a really strange fashion. I thought there must be a simpler way.

When 4K Isn't Enough Anymore

Six months ago I made a serious mistake: I replaced my beloved MacBook Air with a MacBook Pro. In the period that followed I tried to be strong, but eventually I gave up last week. Now I am running my best hardware setup ever.