Jim Bennett

🤖 I do things with IoT and academic advocacy in the DevRel team at Microsoft.

  Redmond, WA, USA

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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 Xam…

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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.ModuleBui…

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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 Xam…

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.ModuleBui…

Read More