Video: Is Xamarin Forms the Right Choice for Your Next App?

November 29, 2018 / No Comment

Using Xamarin Forms is a quick win according to Kevin Bost, Xamarin certified senior developer at IntelliTect and C# instructor at Eastern Washington University.
Xamarin is Microsoft’s platform for building mobile applications. Using a shared C# codebase, developers can build android and IOS apps at the same time using the Xamarin.Forms library. It isn’t a common UI; it’s shared […]
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Potential New Features of C# 8.0 Exposed

November 7, 2018 / No Comment

Can’t satisfy your thirst for C# knowledge?
Hang around Mark Michaelis long enough and you’ll get up to speed in no time!
Mark has been traveling within the US, and as far as Scandinavia, spreading the C# love. You might have seen him at Visual Studio LIVE! events in Chicago or San Diego or at .Net User Group meetups in […]
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Quickly Configure ASP.NET Core API to work with Vue CLI 3!

October 25, 2018 / No Comment

Use Vue CLI 3 with all the functionality of ASP.NET Core.
In this tutorial, we will use the .NET WebAPI template to generate an API back-end and Vue CLI 3 to create the front-end and get them to work together.
Here is a link to my working version on GitHub

.Net Core 2.1 SDK
Visual Studio […]
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Azure DevOps Community Launch Event at IntelliTect

October 4, 2018 / No Comment

Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) is now Azure DevOps!
Azure DevOps is a set of separate but integrated hosted services for work planning, source control, build and release, testing, and artifact management that meets you wherever you do your development as well as wherever you deploy. Azure DevOps continues to be available on-premise as Team Foundation Server (TFS) and will […]
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Debugging like a Pro in Visual Studio

September 6, 2018 / No Comment

Viewing method return values in the Locals/Autos windows in Visual Studio
Visual Studio is packed with tons of great debugging tools. There are so many tools that it’s often hard to keep track of them all. Simply knowing about a tool can make a significant improvement to your productivity. In this post, we’ll look at how you can examine […]
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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: Blog, C#, LINQ, Visual Studio

A Simple Tic Tac Toe Game that Learns To Play

September 4, 2018 / 1 Comment

Have you ever needed to complete a sample project during an interview process?
Some tech companies ask potential applicants to complete a tic tac toe game project to assess their coding abilities. The applicants are asked what they intend to create and how long they expect the project to take. As an interviewer, I wanted to assess how well […]
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AUTHOR: CATEGORY: Blog, Uncategorized

Material Design in XAML – How to make sense of the Dialog Host

August 16, 2018 / No Comment

Material Design In XAML (MDIX) is a beautiful theme library that brings Google’s Material Design to your Windows Presentation Framework (WPF) applications. In this tutorial, we look at how easy it is to get started with one of its most powerful controls, the DialogHost. It provides a simple way to display a dialog with information or prompt the […]
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