Fastlane Automation For Mobile Apps | The Xamarin Show | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in Android, Coding, devops, devtools, iOS, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms

This week, James is joined by friend of the show Mahmoud Ali, Microsoft MVP, who shows us how we can be more productive when developing mobile apps with fastlane.  He walks us through several tools bundled into fastlane and how to easily integrate them into your day to day development cycle. Show Links: Fastlane Tools Documentation: […]

MSBuild Structured Log Viewer | Visual Studio Toolbox

Posted on Posted in Coding, devtools, MSBuild

Visual Studio Toolbox is back from its summer vacation! In this episode, Robert is joined by Kirill Osenkov, the author of the MSBuild Structured Log Viewer. This tool records information about everything that happens in the build. But instead of just dumping everything into a huge text file it preserves the structure and relationships between elements, […]

Reducing Bugs In Your Code with Coverlet | On .NET

Posted on Posted in .NET, C#, Coding, Developer Tools, devtools, Testing, Unit Testing, Visual Studio Code

Code coverage is a measurement of how much of your source code is tested by your given test suite. In this episode, Toni Solarin-Sodara joins us to talk about his code coverage library, Coverlet. This gives us the ability to measure code coverage for .NET Core applications in a cross platform way. [01:39] – What is […]

Supporting IAsyncEnumerable with LINQ | On .NET

Posted on Posted in .NET, aft-net, Async, Coding, Developer Tools, devtools, LINQ

With IAsyncEnumerable being introduced in .NET Core 3, it’s not surprising that developers might want to leverage their existing knowledge of Linq operations when working with async streams. In this episode, Bart De Smet comes on to talk about the System.Linq.Async nuget package that adds some common Linq query operators to IAsyncEnumerable. [01:15] – What’s the […]

Aurora Controls Toolkit For Xamarin.Forms | The Xamarin Show | The Xamarin Show

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

This week, James is joined by friend of the show Michael Stonis, Xamarin MVP and Development Lead & President at Eight Bot, who shows off his latest creation Aurora Controls for Xamarin.Forms. This controls toolkit is packed full beautiful user interface controls including gradient pill buttons, donut charts, floating label entry, card views, gauges, color gradients, tiles, and […]

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 […]

More Code, Less Typing | Visual Studio Toolbox

Posted on Posted in Coding, devtools

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 | […]