Category: .Net

Microsoft Development Technologies Demystified

Watch our free videos for a crash course on current development technologies. Last month, we held an event to provide updates and training on the latest development technologies from Microsoft. We’d like to share the content. Click the links for videos and repos designed to keep you on top of the technology curve. Visual Studio […]

Xamarin.Forms 4 and Its Time-saving New Features (Video)

What’s new and available for mobile applications like Xamarin.Forms 4? Oh, so much! Shell, Hot Reload, Hot Restart and Visual are just four of the new features in Xamarin.Forms 4 that will simplify and drastically reduce development time. Check out my full talk on Xamarin at IntelliTect’s 2019 event. Xamarin is Microsoft’s arm for mobile […]

Essential .NET: .NET Reunified – Microsoft’s Plans for .NET 5 (MSDN)

When Microsoft announced .NET 5 at Microsoft Build 2019 in May, it marked an important step forward for developers working across desktop, Web, mobile, cloud and device platforms. In fact, .NET 5 is that rare platform update that unifies divergent frameworks, reduces code complexity and significantly advances cross-platform reach. This is no small task. Microsoft […]

Decoupling – Making Your C# Program More Testable

 How and Why to Implement Decoupling Classes in Your Code Decoupling is a strategy for writing testable code when dealing with hard-to-test classes and it can be an incredibly powerful tool to help you write clean, effective and bug-free code. What Is Decoupling? Decoupling is a coding strategy that involves taking the key parts of […]

Essential .NET: Parse the Command Line with System.CommandLine (MSDN)

Going all the way back to. NET Framework 1.0, I’ve been astounded that there’s been no simple way for developers to parse the command line of their applications. Applications start execution from the Main method, but the arguments are passed in as an array (string[] args) with no differentiation between which items in the array […]

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

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 […]

Quickly Configure ASP.NET Core API to work with Vue CLI 3!

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 https://github.com/ykravtsov/vue_app. Prerequisites Node .Net Core 2.1 […]