Copy a (db) file from an installed Android apk

I've been looking at doing some performance tuning on a troublesome sql query on a sqlite db on an Android app and wanted tocopy the actual db to do some »

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Connecting to a TFS Git Repository

Yesterday I started working with a client who uses TFS with Git. My account was added to the repo and Visual Studio 2017 connected fine once I was »

Xamarin Resx Localisation Weirdness

This was a bit of a head scratcher, I've added localisation with 20+ languages to a project and found using the following kind of notation: AppResource.cs-CZ.resx »

Xamarin MasterDetailPage IsGestureEnabled Android Bug Hack

I've implemented a MasterDetailPage in an app which is used on one page for filtering a list. It's advised that it's placed at root level which means it's available for »

New Android SDKs not showing up in VS 2017

I just downloaded Android 26 (8.0) and 27 (8.1) SDKs with the SDK manager to align my system with another dev working on the same project and found »

Xamarin Droid Resource Error

I innocently added an image to Resources/Drawable. The problem was, I had a dash in the file name (filter-applied.png). The resource packaging didn't like this resulting in the »