Working with the new Microsoft.Data.SqlClient | On .NET

Posted on Posted in .NET, .NET Core, aft-net, Coding, Data, data access, Developer Tools, devtools

In this episode, Vicky Harp joins Jeremy to talk about the new Microsoft.Data.SqlClient. They discuss why this new package was created, feature scenarios it supports, and also show off some demos of how to migrate. [01:20] – Why is there a new SqlClient package [03:54] – How do the features compare to the previous SqlClient […]

Visual Studio for Mac: Improved productivity for .NET Core developers | Visual Studio Toolbox

Posted on Posted in Coding, devtools, Visual Studio for Mac

In this video, Sayed Hashimi shows how .NET Core developers using Visual Studio for Mac can improve their productivity. He’ll also demo some features which have been recently added including selecting a browser for run/debug and the support for launchSettings.json. For more information, go to aka.ms/VSMacDocs. Visual Studio for Mac: Improved productivity for .NET Core […]

Xamarin.Forms 101: Styles | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in Android, devtools, iOS, UWP apps, Visual Studio 2019, Xamarin.forms, xamarin.forms 101, XAML

Let’s take a step back in a new mini-series that I like to call Xamarin.Forms 101. In each episode we will walk through a basic building block of Xamarin.Forms to help you build awesome cross-platform iOS, Android, and Windows applications in .NET. This week we take a look at sharing XAML code for a consistent look and […]

Continuous Delivery & Release Management | DevOps for Mobile | On .NET

Posted on Posted in aft-mobile, Android, Azure, Coding, devops, DevOps for Mobile, devtools, iOS, Mobile DevOps, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms

Join James Montemagno & Abel Wang in this installment of DevOps for Mobile Developers where they discuss how to successfully setup continuous integration to deploy iOS and Android apps directly on to users devices  Show Links: Learn More: DevOps for Mobile Azure DevOps App Center GitHub Docs: Azure DevOps Pipelines Docs: App Center Distribute Useful […]

Xamarin.Forms 101: Getting to Know your XAML Workspace – Visual Studio 2019 for Mac | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in Android, devtools, iOS, Macinstosh, UWP apps, Xamarin.forms, xamarin.forms 101, XAML

Let’s take a step back in a new mini-series that I like to call Xamarin.Forms 101. In each episode we will walk through a basic building block of Xamarin.Forms to help you build awesome cross-platform iOS, Android, and Windows applications in .NET. This week we take a look at building XAML user interface and how to leverage […]

User Interface Testing | DevOps for Mobile | On .NET

Posted on Posted in aft-mobile, Android, Azure, Coding, devops, DevOps for Mobile, devtools, iOS, Mobile DevOps, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms

Join James Montemagno & Abel Wang in this installment of DevOps for Mobile Developers where they discuss how to perform user interface testing on iOS and Android apps with several popular testing frameworks. They walk through building a test locally and then integrating it into a continuous integration pipeline in Azure DevOps with App Center Test. […]

Coding F# in Visual Studio Code with Ionide | On .NET

Posted on Posted in .NET, aft-net, Coding, coding tools, Developer Tools, devtools, F#, Visual Studio Code

In this episode, Phillip Carter sits down with Cecil to talk about the Ionide extension for Visual Studio Code. Ionide has tons of great features for F# developers working in Visual Studio code such as autocomplete, packet integration, syntax highlighting and much more. [00:55] – Introducing Ionide [03:11] – Getting started with Ionide [04:16] – F# […]

Visual Studio for Mac: Improve your Debugging Experience with these Tips | Visual Studio Toolbox

Posted on Posted in Coding, devtools, Visual Studio for Mac

In this video, Sayed Hashimi shows how you can make the most of the debugger in Visual Studio for Mac. He will also demonstrate a few features added recently for .NET Core development. For more information, go to aka.ms/VSMacDocs. Visual Studio for Mac: Improve your Debugging Experience with these Tips | Visual Studio Toolbox Source: […]

XamRight – Richer, Safer XAML Coding Experience | The Xamarin Show | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in devtools, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms, XAML

This week, James is joined by friend of the show David Sielaff, who shows us his awesome Visual Studio extension XamRight for XAML editing! XamRight is a tool to make it easier to maintain and enhance Xamarin Forms apps.  At its core is a powerful static analysis engine, customized to understand C# and XAML.  This provides XAMLbinding expression checking […]