Author Archives: JBannister

Visual Studio 2015 Announcement

In the new release on Visual Studio 2015, the Premium and Ultimate editions are being merged into a new version called Visual Studio Enterprise Edition. So all of the great features of the Ultimate edition will be available to Premium  subscribers. I am really happy about this, being a MSDN Premium subscriber. More information is […]

Soft Skills: The software developer’s life manual – Book Review

I have followed John’s Simple programmer blog for sometime now and watched his YouTube videos. The book starts off with a section on Career with advice on interviews and people skills. The section then moves on to the various employment options that you have available and might not considered before. There is lots of great […]

Xamarin Studio On OSX Yosemite

I upgraded my 2011 Mac Book Pro from OSX Mavericks to OSX Yosemite a few weeks ago. I found that when creating new Xamarin Forms project, I was getting a compilation error in the Android project. The error I was getting was the following: If you download the Java update, the problem still manifests itself. […]