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
See me soon at:
NDC Sydney 2017
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FauxGhost - a clean, responsive Ghost theme

This blog, like many others coming out recently, uses the Ghost blogging platform. This is a really nice, simple blogging platform with cheap hosting, built by some super smart people. The theme support for Ghost is excellent with loads of good themes available (some for money, some open source), and really great documentation on how to create you…

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Favicons

After changing my avatars, I decided to update my Ghost blog to show my new avatar as the icon in the browser/bookmarks and springboard icon on iPhones/iPads. Coming at this with limited HTML/Web experience I had no idea where to start, so thought I'd write this as a guid to help anyone else wanting to do the same thing. What you need is called a F…

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What to do when you're stuck inside.

It's a glorious day here, a perfect day to take my wife and daughter to the beach. Unfortunately we currently live in Bermuda, an island paradise with stunning beaches and clean water. Why is this unfortunate? Because the country is so badly run. Today is Bermuda day, and they are celebrating by closing one of the main roads for a half marathon…

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FauxGhost - a clean, responsive Ghost theme

This blog, like many others coming out recently, uses the Ghost blogging platform. This is a really nice, simple blogging platform with cheap hosting, built by some super smart people. The theme support for Ghost is excellent with loads of good themes available (some for money, some open source), and really great documentation on how to create you…

Read More

Favicons

After changing my avatars, I decided to update my Ghost blog to show my new avatar as the icon in the browser/bookmarks and springboard icon on iPhones/iPads. Coming at this with limited HTML/Web experience I had no idea where to start, so thought I'd write this as a guid to help anyone else wanting to do the same thing. What you need is called a F…

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What to do when you're stuck inside.

It's a glorious day here, a perfect day to take my wife and daughter to the beach. Unfortunately we currently live in Bermuda, an island paradise with stunning beaches and clean water. Why is this unfortunate? Because the country is so badly run. Today is Bermuda day, and they are celebrating by closing one of the main roads for a half marathon…

Read More