Realm 101

This is meant as a comprehensive introduction to Realm for use with Xamarin. While I am going to do this in Xamarin.Forms, it is very applicable to Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Android, UWP and WPF too. With a little imagination you could probably use this as a 101 for Swift,…

Groups in Realm

In most databases you can group records by a field. That is not possible in Realm, however. Not at the moment at least. I'm guessing this is something they'll look to include in the future. In the meantime however, I've made myself a workaround, as we computer nerds most often…

Clever add and edit logic with Realm

I fell in love with Realm about half a year back. It’s an alternative to SQLite based databases. It’s easy to use, fast to set up, fast and cross platform. Unlike SQLite it’s not a relational database, but rather an object database. You store your plain old…

Using Realm with Fody.Costura

I’m a huge fan of Realm and was very excited when they recently announced and released Realm for Win32. This means you can use Realm in WPF and Windows Forms applications. This means that I can use Realm for efficient storage and caching in the tools I develop for…