Category Archives: Essentials

Asking Questions That Get Answers

This is from my Help! page, but I thought it might be worth blogging here as well…   Creating a Question That Is Likely To Be Answered There are a few techniques that make for a question that is likely to … Continue reading

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DevIntersections Advanced C# Code

For those of you who attended my session on Advanced C#, here is a zip of the examples.  Thanks

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Yet Another Podcast #171 – MFractor

  Talking with Matthew Robbins, creator of MFractor.  MFractor is a set of extraordinary tools for Visual Studio Mac. Twitter: @matthewrdev Sack: #mfractor Xamarin Slack sub-channel Email: hello@mfractor.com Web: http://mfractor.com       

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Yet Another Podcast #170 – Windows Template Studio

Create UWP Applications with a template wizard… Clint Rutkas is a Sr. Product Manager for Windows focusing on the developer platform.  He has worked at 343 Industries on Halo and on Channel 9 and built some crazy projects using Windows technology … Continue reading

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File Persistence in Xamarin.Forms Apps

The goal is to persist data to a file.  You might do this for any number of reasons, including storing away user-preferences or, in this case, storing away data to protect you from a crash. In this simple application we … Continue reading

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Code with Meraki

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AirPods First Look

I don’t believe in skimping on tools.  I write software, so I have big monitors and a great chair, and powerful Macs.  I write mobile apps, so I have a bunch of phones. But AirPods are not part of my … Continue reading

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Top 10 Mac Utilities for Developers

I recently tweeted a request for nominations for best utilities and productivity tools for Developers working on the Mac.  This list is an aggregate of my recommendations and those of others who I greatly respect.  They are listed in no … Continue reading

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I’ll be speaking at DevIntersection 2017

News flash from the department of shameless self promotion: I’m pleased to say that I’ll be speaking at DevIntersection 2017 in Orlando.  Click on the image for more info, and use the code LIBERTY for a $50 discount.

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Yet Another Podcast #167 – Charles Petzold

Charles Petzold has been writing books and articles about Microsoft-based operating systems since 1984. He is currently part of the Xamarin documentation team, which means he’s a Microsoft employee. Today we briefly discuss what’s new in Xamarin.Forms and then turn our … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #165 – Jon Galloway on Azure Functions

Jon Galloway is a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft, focusing on Web Development, Azure and .NET. He is also a long-time friend, and a truly great guy.  Azure Functions Unity Jon’s blog Herding Code Jon on Twitter    

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TypeScript for C# Programmers – a new course

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