Advanced Xamarin Forms Techniques for flexible and performant cross platform apps – Part 3

May 30, 2015

This is the 3rd part in my series on applying advanced techniques to Xamarin Forms to facilitate performant and flexible cross platform development. The previous parts discussed the role of Forms and how to improve…

Debunking the great Xamarin XAML myth: how to achieve native performance with Xamarin Forms ListView and Xaml cells

May 15, 2015

I recently discovered that I can get native speed, smooth scrolling ListViews in Xamarin forms, using XAML for the cells. This goes against the accepted belief that good performance with XAML cells is not possible….

How Breaking Bad Inspired My DIY Responsive Device Board

April 15, 2015

Wouldn’t it be great if you had an effective way of viewing and testing a responsive site on multiple devices at once?  Imagine how much time you could save by not having to toggle through…

UI Automation Testing: Is it Worth it? Part 1.

April 2, 2015

I have been developing web applications for a while now, and the topic of UI automation testing has come up at every company I’ve worked for.  Mainly, what I have seen is either avoidance or…

An Overview of React

March 30, 2015

Introduction React has a growing footprint at Twin, so it was about time I dug in. What better way to get acquainted with React than take part in a week-long workshop? So that’s what I…

Virtualizing the Water Cooler Effect

February 18, 2015

I have always been fascinated by the effects of clustering around resources. People (or other creatures) show up to accommodate a basic need, and the forced proximity leads to all kinds of interactions. In nature,…

Tech Trends at Web Summit 2014

November 13, 2014

Last week, 20,000 agents of the tech world gathered for the Web Summit at the RDS in Dublin, Ireland.  By day, industry experts shared insights across 7 stages, and startups eagerly pitched their products to…

Using the SystemInfo REST Service to Get Info About a LiveCycle Server

August 8, 2014

With the advent of Service Pack 1, Adobe LiveCycle ES4 now has the ability to provide you with easy access to a lot of information you had to hunt around Adminui, configuration files, and logs…

Twin Technologies at the Amazon Government Symposium

July 11, 2014

Twin Technologies recently attended the Amazon Web Services Government Symposium in Washington, DC. We proudly represented ourselves and Adobe as we demonstrated how a paperless data-capture, form-filing, and document-routing solution can be built on the…

Ethical Hackers, an Underutilized Resource in Cyber Security

May 8, 2014

Robi Sen, SVP at Twin Technologies, recently guest lectured at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA. Robi is an internationally recognized security expert who has worked on technology projects for NASA and the Department…