I recently had the opportunity to write a Xamarin app for the first time. It wasn’t anything complicated – basically a CRUD application that would list items for the user with the option to add, edit and delete – but it afforded me a chance to compare and contrast with the way I’ve been writing mobile apps for the past few years. Continue reading “Xamarin vs. PhoneGap”
Yesterday I was overhauling our Magni Mobile calendar view into a list view. I ran into an issue where SharePoint was pre-adjusting events events occurring during Daylight Savings Time – apparently because we are not currently in DST. It was a huge headache, but I came up with a solution to analyze the UTC offset via moment.js and then “undo” the adjustments SharePoint made to the datetime on these events.
I still need to do more robust testing before I’m 100% comfortable with this solution but for now it’s fixing the all-day events that were getting screwed up by SharePoint’s adjustments.