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Getting Started with SQLite in a Xamarin.Forms Project (Part 2)

This is part two in a two part series helping you get started writing data-driven Xamarin.Forms cross-platform apps using SQLLite. In this post, we cover creating helper classes to access the data you’ve recently made room for in a SQLite database and then taking that data and using it in your cross-platform Xamarin.Forms app.

Getting Started with SQLite in a Xamarin.Forms Project (Part 1)

This is part one in a 2 part series helping you get started writing data-driven Xamarin.Forms cross-platform apps using SQLLite. In this post, we cover the NuGet packages you’ll need, creating your database models and tables, and establishing a cross-platform connection to the database file.

Windows 10… Is It Time?

If you're like me, you've probably seen the graphic below far too many times and wondered... "Why not?" When was the last time you saw Microsoft give away Windows for FREE? Truth be told, Windows 10 is in your future, like it or not. Microsoft has bet a lot on this...

How to Better Estimate Your Time (In 4 Steps)

eing able to accurately estimate your time is an essential skill for any WordPress developer. However, the ability to accurately judge how long a project will take to complete – and therefore how much you should charge a client – is a difficult task for many reasons....

Why we often price e-Commerce projects wrong

Did you know that on average, of over 150 online retailers studied by Forrester, the cost of supporting their e-commerce systems was 7% of their online revenues... In disconnecting the upside of a solution from its costs, people are also making it very difficult to...

Your deliverable is knowledge.

Your deliverable is knowledge. A consultant is hired for one reason: Knowledge. A client selects you to work on their behalf because you know something that they don't. This means that you tell them like it is, and don't back down. Deliver the knowledge that they pay...

After You Close the Sale | Grow Your Business Coaching

What does that mean? It means if you want to have a successful sales machine, you need to establish and implement a highly procedurized follow-up and follow-through system. Because you need to make that client you just closed a Customer for Life, or at least as long...