Prism Modules for Xamarin.Forms | The Xamarin Show | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in Android, Coding, devtools, iOS, MVVM, Prism, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms

This week, James is joined by Dan Siegel, Microsoft MVP and Prism maintainer, who shows us a super cool feature of Prism for Xamarin.Forms to create modular apps. He shows how to create a modular application that is divided into a set of loosely coupled functional units (named modules) that can be integrated into a larger […]

File System Helpers (Xamarin.Essentials API of the Week) | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in Android, Coding, iOS, Xamarin, xamarin.essentials, Xamarin.forms

Xamarin.Essentials provides developers with cross-platform APIs for their mobile applications. On this week’s Xamarin.Essential API of the week we take a look at the File System Helpers API which contains a series of helpers to find the application’s cache and data directories and open files inside of the app package. Show Notes: Xamarin.Essentials Documentation Xamarin.Essentials Getting Started Documentation File […]

Migrating from Entity Framework 6 to Core | On .NET

Posted on Posted in .NET, aft-net, asp .net, Coding, Data, Entity Framework

Entity Framework (EF) Core is a lightweight and cross-platform version of the popular Entity Framework data access technology. In this episode, Diego Vega joins Christos to show us how we can port out Entity Framework 6 code to Entity Framework Core. [01:02] – Entity Framework Core Roadmap [03:04] –  Entity Framework 6.3 updates. [04:44] –  Different […]

App Center Distribution Enhancements And Auto Provisioning | The Xamarin Show | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in Android, Azure, Cloud, Coding, iOS, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms

This week, James is joined by friend of the show Amanda Chew, App Center Program Manager, shows us the latest features in App Center distribution for mobile applications. She also shows how to easily auto provision your iOS applications all from inside of App Center. Show Links: App Center Documentation: App Center Distribution Find James on: Twitter, GitHub, Blog, […]

More Code, Less Typing | Visual Studio Toolbox

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In this episode, Robert is joined by Allison Bucholtz-Au, who shows us how IntelliSense cuts down the number of keystrokes required to write code in Visual Studio. Even if you have been using IntelliSense for years, you are sure to see a thing or two you didn’t it could do.  More Code, Less Typing | […]

Compass (Xamarin.Essentials API of the Week) | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in Android, Coding, iOS, Xamarin, xamarin.essentials, Xamarin.forms

Xamarin.Essentials provides developers with cross-platform APIs for their mobile applications. On this week’s Xamarin.Essential API of the week we take a look at the Compass API to enable you to monitor the device’s compass sensor to read the magnetic north heading. Show Notes: Xamarin.Essentials Documentation Xamarin.Essentials Getting Started Documentation Compass Documentation Source Code Find James on: Twitter, GitHub, Blog, and his weekly […]

Microservices and more in .NET Core 3.0 | On .NET

Posted on Posted in .NET, aft-net, asp .net, Azure Platform, Coding, Containers, Docker, microservices

Enabling developers to build resilient microservices is an important goal for .NET Core 3.0 In this episode, Shayne Boyer is joined by Glenn Condron and Ryan Nowak from the ASP.NET team who discuss some of the exciting work that’s happening in the microservice space for .NET Core 3.0. [00:22] – What’s the goal with the […]

Time Travel Debugging | Visual Studio Toolbox

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In this episode, Robert is joined by Mark Downie, who shows us Time Travel Debugging. provides the ability to record a Web app running on a Azure Virtual Machine (VM) and then accurately reconstruct and replay the execution path. You can record code executed in production and replay the execution path inside Visual Studio. TTD also […]