Jonathan Peppers


Xamarin MVP and C# nerd

Xamarin.iOS Under the Hood: Calling Objective-C from C#

So how exactly does C# code call into Objective-C? How does this compare to how Objective-C methods are called natively? These are questions I've always pondered but have not always had the time to research...


Automating Unity3D Builds with FAKE

So among the different types of games and apps we build at Hitcents, one particularly troublesome type to deal with is basically any game built with Unity...


Second edition of my book is out!

My book, Xamarin Cross-platform Application Development, is new and updated with Xamarin's latest releases. Includes goodness about the new stuff: Xamarin.Forms, NuGet, shared projects, and more...


Build all the things! with FAKE

At Hitcents currently, we had been using Jenkins, and setup some complicated build steps in their web UI to build our various projects...


If You Can Ship your App in China, You Can Ship it Anywhere


Xamarin 3 and Healed Cuts

After updating to Xamarin 3, I am definitely impressed with the work Xamarin is doing to improve their products...


My Book: Xamarin Cross-platform Application Development


Xamarin Android Builds in Jenkins

Recently at Hitcents we have been working on deploying our Android version of Draw a Stickman: EPIC to app stores across China. China’s Android app market is a strange place, and it has somewhere around 30 app stores...


MonoGame on Gone Mobile

I had a great time talking about writing cross platform games at Hitcents with the guys on Gone Mobile. If you are interested in MonoGame or game development with C# in general, it's a great listen...


Xamarin's Tiny Cuts

I want to start out this post by saying I am a great lover of Xamarin and their tools. Without Xamarin, I would might not have become a mobile developer and most of the success the company I work for (Hitcents) has had with mobile apps would not be possible...


Best Mac Apps for Windows Devs

At work, I have more and more been transitioning to using a Mac. MonoTouch has fueled this, and I hate to say it, but I am starting to like Mac hardware...