Category Archives: Tools and Utilities

Visual Studio for Mac – my newest Pluralsight Course

  At the core of effective application development is a thorough knowledge of Visual Studio Mac. In this course, Visual Studio for Mac, you will learn how to work with VS Mac to produce enterprise-quality software.  First, you will explore the … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #181 – Matthew Robbins on MFractor

Matthew Robbins is a Xamarin and Microsoft MVP and he is the creator of MFractor, a mobile-first utility for Visual Studio Mac. Our site: https://www.mfractor.com/ Documentation: http://docs.mfractor.com/ Localisation Tooling Blog: https://www.mfractor.com/blogs/learn/localising-your-xamarin-forms-apps Notice: Yet Another Podcast listeners can use the following discount code for 10% … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #176 – All Things Visual Studio Mac

Mikayla Hutchinson is a Principal Program Manager for Microsoft working on Visual Studio Mac.  We discuss the state of the IDE and what’s coming.  

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Yet Another Podcast #157 – What’s New in Xamarin and A Case Study

I’m joined by Dan Hermes and David Silverlight for a quick overview of what is new in Xamarin, and then a deep dive into an application they both worked on for the FAA Dan’s Blog Dan’s Company Dan’s Twitter Dan’s … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #151 – Jon Galloway on //build/

I’m extremely pleased to have Jon back on Yet Another Podcast, this time with a comprehensive review of //build/. Jon on Channel 9  Twitter  Stack Overflow Build on GitHub        

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OzCode– 4 Star Help with Debugging

I loaded OzCode onto my machine some months ago, but didn’t really start to see its benefit until recently, when I’ve been intensively debugging C# code. The more I use it the cooler I think it is.

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Yet Another Podcast #119– ASP.NET & Angular

  This round table of Scott Hunter – Microsoft Jon Galloway – Microsoft Ward Bell – IdeaBlade (Breeze) tackles two important issues: What’s coming in the relationship between ASP.NET and Angular (and related client-side technology) How do you differentiate what … Continue reading

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A Baker’s Dozen on Web Applications

I am in the middle of unrolling on Pluralsight,  a complete entry-level program in  developing Web Applications, with a focus on free and open-source software. At its heart are these courses: Getting Started With ASP.NET MVC, ServiceStack and Bootstrap Building … Continue reading

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New Pluralsight Course: Getting Started With ASP.NET MVC, ServiceStack and Bootstrap

Very pleased to announce my latest Pluralsight course: Getting Started With ASP.NET MVC, ServiceStack and Bootstrap In this course you will learn to create a meaningful web application using Microsoft’s ASP.NET MVC coupled with the open-source projects ServiceStack and Bootstrap. … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #114–Test Driven Development

Jon Galloway joins me in talking with Phil Japikse and James Bender of Telerik about Test Driven Development and related techniques.  Telerik 30 Days of TDD Phil’s Blog Phil’s Telerik blog James’ Telerik Blog James’ Personal Blog Listen | Yet … Continue reading

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New Pluralsight Course: Sublime Text 3 From Scratch

Very pleased to announce my latest Pluralsight course:  Sublime Text 3 From Scratch Sublime Text 3 is the premier text editor for programmers. This course provides a complete tour of the editor along with extensive coverage of options, plugins, customization, … Continue reading

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Two Dozen Insanely Essential Programmer Utilities*

Lately I’ve been focused much more on Web development.  Along the way, I’ve discovered a number of utilities that are simply essential to successful coding, depending of course on which frameworks and libraries you are using.  Here’s a sampling, intended … Continue reading

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