The digital home of Richard Garside

This is my digital home, a resting place for my personal and client projects. I'm a web developer based in Leeds. I specialise in .NET MVC and apps for Windows 8 and Mac. You can find out more about me here.

Recent stuff from my blog

  • Xamarin Forms at NDC London 2014

    If you're interested in finding out more about Xamarin Forms you may find the following interesting:

    Free eBook: Creating Mobile Apps with Xamarin.Forms by Charles Petzold (Preview edition)

    Video: Creating your first Xamarin.Forms App (Xamarin Evolve 2014)

    Video: Xamarin.Forms is Even Cooler Than You Think (Xamarin Evolve 2014)

    Video: XAML for Xamarin.Forms (Xamarin Evolve 2014)

    Video: Extending Xamarin.Forms with Custom Controls (Xamarin Evolve 2014)


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  • Advent Calendar for Windows 8

    As a fun Christmasy project I've made a simple Advent Calendar for Windows 8. It comes with awesome illustrations from my good friend Hexjibber and is the prefect way to count down the days till Christmas.

    Get this awesome Advent Calender now from the Windows Store.

    Enjoy and have a happy Christmas! more

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  • DDD North Agenda App

    For my talk at DDD North on Creating Cross Platform Apps I have created an agenda app for the event which shows the schdule for the day.

    This app is now in the app stores for:

    Windows Phone DDD North Agenda App

    iOS DDD North Agenda App

    The Android version is hopefully on it's way, but I'm having a fight with an async method and still awaiting the outcome. more

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