How to hide the status bar in iOS 7 using Xamarin Forms

August 23, 2014

In order to hide the status bar, one has to add 2 properties in the Info.plist file.

Edit the file and switch to Source view.

Add an entry named UIStatusBarHidden and set the value to true.

Add an entry named UIViewControllerBasedStatusBarAppearance and set the value to false.

The UI editor will translate these into Status bar is initially hidden and View controller-based status bar appearance respectively.

HideStatusBariOS

HideStatusBariOS

How to install VNC server on Raspberry PI

August 5, 2014

This is a short note on how to install VNC server on Raspberry PI.

Raspberry PI B+

Raspberry PI B+

Step 1

The VNC server is not installed by default in Raspbian, so first install using apt-get:

Step 2

Make a script file to start the VNC server:

Enter the following:

Save the file; Ctrl+o , Enter and the Ctrl+x.

Step 3

Make the file executable:

How to start the SSH service on Raspberry PI

August 5, 2014
Raspberry PI B+

Raspberry PI B+

The SSH service is not started by default, so you need to start it:

Select Advanced, navigate to SSH and select Enable SSH.

 
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