Simple Task Throttling

A while ago Scott Hanselman posted an article where they compare various methods of asynchronous synchronisation. Scott and Stephen Toub came up with a little class called AsyncLock that utilises SemaphoreSlim and IDisposable to make a nice […]

Simple Alternative to AutoMapper

Recently we had some troubles with AutoMapper after upgrading our core libraries (Xamling-Core) to Xamarin Unified. Our unit tests started failing. There is more detail on that issue here: http://blog.xamling.net/2015/01/26/strange-sigsegv-after-upgrading-to-xamarin-unified/. In the meantime it left us […]