[GUIDE] Root NVIDIA SHIELD Experience Upgrade v7.3 with Magisk v18.0

This tutorial – especially Step 3 – has changed considerably. Please work through it carefully and report any issues to me immediately so I can help others. We are rooting the Shield Android TV (2017; 16GB SKU) running Android 8.0 (aka Oreo) on v7.2.2. Note: This uses a special patched bootloader and will not work… Continue reading [GUIDE] Root NVIDIA SHIELD Experience Upgrade v7.3 with Magisk v18.0

How to: Determine which .NET Framework versions are installed, the easy way

Although, having migrated to .net Core for the most part,we all have to support our older applications using .net Framework. As a part of routine, you may tend to update the .net framework in your application only to find out that your test or even prod (yikes!) do not have the latest framework installed.  One… Continue reading How to: Determine which .NET Framework versions are installed, the easy way

[FIX] Wrong Pin/Pattern when restoring TWRP Nandroid Backup

When you create and restore a TWRP backup (as example because you tried out a custom ROM and saw that it’s not good) you’ll be greeted with: a) A “enter PIN before boot” screen b) A wrong lockscreen code (either PIN or Pattern) when booted to Android ———————— HOW TO FIX ———————— Simply boot into… Continue reading [FIX] Wrong Pin/Pattern when restoring TWRP Nandroid Backup

Free eBook on Xamarin.Forms Enterprise App Patterns Published

Post originally appeared at: https://visualstudiomagazine.com/articles/2017/09/06/free-xamarin-book.aspx?m=1   Microsoft has been publishing a series of free eBooks and accompanying blog posts providing guidance about .NET application architecture best practices, with the latest focusing on Xamarin.Forms patterns. Previous guidance addressed microservices architecture, containerized Docker apps and modern Web apps with ASP.NET and Microsoft Azure. The guidance consists of… Continue reading Free eBook on Xamarin.Forms Enterprise App Patterns Published