Edge Zoom Level

Edge Zoom Level

I recently ran into a odd problem where the Edge browser’s default zoom level got stuck at 80%. This is how I fixed it. Full disclosure, this happened on an Insider build. As I signed up to eat this dog food, I can’t really complain when it tastes like…. well, dog food.

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Live Writer [Mostly] Lives On

Live Writer [Mostly] Lives On

I include myself in a long list of Windows Live Writer lovers. I’ve tried switching to other editors on multiple occasions but always end up returning. To be perfectly clear, all of alternatives I’ve tied worked as advertised. And in many cases I seriously considered switching. In the end however, they all failed to match the ease and simplicity of Live Writer.

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Awesome Android with Xamarin

Awesome Android with Xamarin

I’ve been publicly developing an application I call RMV Awesome on this blog over the last few months. Since the initial release of the Windows 8.1 app we’ve migrated code to a Portable Class Library, ported to Windows Phone 8, added monetization, integrated Azure Mobile Services and tackled geo-location. Today we’ll take a look at bringing this awesomeness over Android using Xamarin.

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Multiple Apps, One Azure Mobile Service

Multiple Apps, One Azure Mobile Service

Multiple Windows 8 apps, can they share the same Azure Mobile Services backend? This was the question I was looking to answer this week. I did the prerequisite search of the interwebs and found that this question has been floating around for a while now. What I didn’t find was a definitive answer. Let’s start off by solving that problem.

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