Peter Foot

United Kingdom
Shropshire
Windows and Xamarin Consultant at In The Hand Ltd

Biography

Peter is the founder of In The Hand Limited, a company providing hand-crafted apps and components for mobile and embedded platforms for over 15 years. In 2016 Peter became a Xamarin-certified Mobile Developer. In 2007 Peter co-authored the Microsoft Mobile Development Handbook published by Microsoft Press and has written several articles for MSDN.
In 2013 Peter launched a set of open-source libraries to help developers "build Charming apps for Windows Phone" bringing some Windows APIs to phone to make code sharing easier. This later morphed into the larger Pontoon project to make UWP APIs available across multiple Windows and Xamarin platforms to make code sharing and migration easier. Peter also established the 32feet.NET open-source community project bringing Bluetooth and IrDA technologies into easy reach of .NET developers. Peter has also been an active contributor to several other open-source initiatives for Microsoft platforms.
Prior to developing mobile apps, Peter led a test team for a UK mobile internet portal on the UK's first consumer GPRS service. Peter holds a BSc in Computer Science.

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