Alexa integration for the Guide system

Friday, December 01, 2017 by David Conlisk

I just released my first Alexa skill which demonstrates how the Guide system works.

Releasing mobile apps is hard

Thursday, June 23, 2016 by David Conlisk

I just released two cross-platform mobile medical apps built using Xamarin.Forms and the Xamarin.Forms UI Kit from Grialkit. Here are some of my thoughts on the process.

PocketSphinx binding for Xamarin

Monday, June 02, 2014 by David Conlisk

I have created a Xamarin Java Bindings library for PocketSphinx so that I can use PocketSphinx voice recognition in my Xamarin Android app. I was asked on Stack Overflow to share it, so here it is!

Themebraco launched!

Thursday, May 29, 2014 by David Conlisk

We have launched our latest venture - the home of premium themes, exclusively for the Umbraco platform. Professionally designed, expertly built, responsive site templates which are super-quick to install.

Generating thumbnail images for PDFs in Umbraco

Thursday, April 18, 2013 by David Conlisk

How to create thumbnail images for PDFs uploaded to the media section in Umbraco using GhostscriptSharp.

Intellisense for Umbraco tags in your User Controls in Visual Studio

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 by David Conlisk

A quick post showing you how to get intellisense for your Umbraco tags in your user controls in Visual Studio.

How to install Umbraco from scratch using nuget in Visual Studio

Tuesday, February 05, 2013 by David Conlisk

I was having some trouble working out how to install Umbraco in a clean, new visual studio project. Here's how to do it.

24 Days In Umbraco Christmas Calendar

Sunday, December 02, 2012 by David Conlisk

I was asked to contribute to the 24 Days in Umbraco Christmas Calendar 2012. I made a short screencast about one of my favourite Umbraco packages, DocTypeMixins.

How to control the page orientations in your iOS PhoneGap application part 2

Sunday, July 29, 2012 by David Conlisk

In my last post I described a way to prevent the orientation of certain pages in your PhoneGap application from changing with your iOS device's physical orientation. But you also need to correct the orientation when the page changes, so I'll show you how to do that here.

How to control the page orientations in your iOS PhoneGap application

Thursday, July 26, 2012 by David Conlisk

I wanted to allow landscape orientation in a single page in my PhoneGap application for the iPhone. After a number of hours, here's how I managed it.