Xamarin.Forms + FreshMVVM + DataWedge = 💖

Xamarin Forms is getting traction with Zebra’s Partners and End-Users and a light framework like FreshMVVM looks the perfect companion. But it’s not an application for a Zebra device if it doesn’t integrate Barcode scanning functionality. DataWedge APIs to the rescue!!! Let’s add to the inventory application we built, barcode scanning functionalities. [Read More]

Android Auto testing

I got a new car this summer that supports Android Auto, some apps I use on my phone works out of the box, others required some work. I remembered a couple of years ago Google presenting a tool to test AndroidAuto apps… it ends up that there’s “space for improvements” in the available documentation. [Read More]

Using Android `sdk.dir` property to locate EMDK's jar Library.

Obsolete - My personal preference is to reference Zebra’s EMDK jar library in gradle’s dependencies, and this requires to indicate the correct path to the library. So far so good if you’re working on a single machine. This short post shows a better way to indicate EMDK library path independently from the machine where you’re building your app. [Read More]