Now is a good time to move to Mobile Center

Microsoft is constantly optimising our productivity. Last year they announced mobile center. It is a bundle of services to help mobile developers with CI. Microsoft has been working hard to integrate the functionalities we already used (app distribution, crash reports, analytics,…). Last week I finally switched to the new platform because now you can integrate between visual studio online and mobile center even when using custom builds.

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Draw a circle with a Xamarin Forms custom renderer

Xamarin Forms is getting better with each iteration, there’s no doubt about that. We have more controls at our disposal than Win32 devs started with. If it doesn’t fit our needs you can use effects. Changing a BoxView into a circle seems to be possible, but felt a bit wrong. With Xamarin Forms we can still use native implementations with custom renderers.

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