Efficent api calls within an api client

Posted on Tuesday, 6 August 2019

This blog post is built off another blog post found Here. In that post it goes over the steps of making efficent api calls. I won't repeat what was written, please read the orignal source to get a bit of background.


Android Launch Screen (Splash Screen)

Posted on Monday, 1 July 2019

There are a few approaches to implement a splash screen in Android. Some good and some not so good.


Cleaner mocks with Moq in .NET

Posted on Saturday, 25 May 2019

Making use of the (Fluent) builder pattern we can effectively make our unit tests more cleaner and easier to understand. It is often the case when writing unit tests with Moq you end up setting up alot of mocks. Like the unit test below we are having to call Setup to return a fake list we setup earlier. The below example is a simple example with just one Setup call, but more often than not most unit tests have multiple setups. To make it more easier on ourselves we can refactor this code.


Top development books

Posted on Sunday, 12 May 2019

I don't read many books, but when I do it's usually because I feel the book can help me develop my skills. There have been a few books that I have found invaluable as a .NET & Android developer and as a software developer in general , some of which I will go over in this post.