Jim Bennett
Xamarin MVP Microsoft MVP

Mobile developer at EROAD, Xamarin MVP and Certified Developer, Microsoft MVP, author of Xamarin In Action, blogger, speaker, father and lover of beer, whisky and Thai food. Opinions are my own.

  Auckland, New Zealand
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Fixing issues with Multidex on pre-lollipop devices on Windows

When building large apps on Android you may end up getting a weird 'Java has exited with code 2'. This is caused by a limitation when building Android apps of 65,536 fields. Sounds odd I know, but your app can't contain are than 65k fields - a field being a method, property or similar. You may think that this is a lot, but this also includes any…

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Useful links

I thought it would be good to create a page full of usefull links - things that have helped me solve some problems and are complete so there's no real need for me to blog their content. Adding symbols to Xamarin crash reports for iOS - this article shows how to add symbol information to a crash report retrieved from your device via XCode for a Xama…

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Weird goings on with Xamarin

Yesterday and today I had some weird things happening with Xamarin, so I thought it was work documenting them in case anyone else has the same issue. First - Build errors. I upgraded to the latest Xamarin and suddenly building for an iPhone using Visual Studio was failing with an odd error: Failed to resolve "System.Reflection.Emit.ModuleBuilder" r…

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Fixing issues with Multidex on pre-lollipop devices on Windows

When building large apps on Android you may end up getting a weird 'Java has exited with code 2'. This is caused by a limitation when building Android apps of 65,536 fields. Sounds odd I know, but your app can't contain are than 65k fields - a field being a method, property or similar. You may think that this is a lot, but this also includes any…

Read More

Useful links

I thought it would be good to create a page full of usefull links - things that have helped me solve some problems and are complete so there's no real need for me to blog their content. Adding symbols to Xamarin crash reports for iOS - this article shows how to add symbol information to a crash report retrieved from your device via XCode for a Xama…

Read More

Weird goings on with Xamarin

Yesterday and today I had some weird things happening with Xamarin, so I thought it was work documenting them in case anyone else has the same issue. First - Build errors. I upgraded to the latest Xamarin and suddenly building for an iPhone using Visual Studio was failing with an odd error: Failed to resolve "System.Reflection.Emit.ModuleBuilder" r…

Read More