Author Archives: Jesse Liberty

About Jesse Liberty

Jesse Liberty is an independent consultant and programmer with three decades of experience writing and delivering software projects. He is the author of 2 dozen books and multiple Pluralsight courses, and has been a Senior Technical Evangelist for Microsoft, a Distinguished Software Engineer for AT&T, a VP for Information Services for Citibank and a Software Architect for PBS. He is a Xamarin Certified Mobile Developer and a Xamarin MVP, Microsoft MVP and Telerik MVP.

$50 Discount on DevIntersections / Angle Brackets

I’ll be speaking at DevIntersections/ AngleBrackets in October. Use this code: LIBERTY, (all caps) for a $50 discount.         Thanks!

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Yet Another Podcast #158 – Angular 2 Documentation with Ward Bell

Ward Bell is a Microsoft MVP, and is a Google GDE (Google Developer Expert)  and the President of IdeaBlade, makers of Breeze.  He is responsible for the Angular 2 documentation and has been deeply enmeshed in the day to day … Continue reading

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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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Effects with XAML

In this excellent article, Nish Anil describes how to modify controls using Effects – a lighter weight approach than creating custom renderers.  His examples, however, are all in C#, so I decided to translate them into XAML.  To begin I … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #156 – MVVM Light with Laurent Bugnion

  Laurent works as Senior Director for IdentityMine, one of the leading companies (and Gold Partner) for Microsoft technologies such as Windows Presentation Foundation, Xamarin, Windows Store, Windows Phone, XBOX and generally User Experience. He is based in Zurich Switzerland. … Continue reading

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C# 6 From Scratch Released On Pluralsight

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Xamarin.Forms: Creating a sliding drawer with behaviors, messages and MVVM Light

Sliding Drawers have become a popular, almost required form of navigation in phone applications.  There are libraries that will do this for you, but you can use Xamarin.Forms to create what you want without too much effort.  Okay, with quite … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast 155 – Humanitarian Toolbox with Bill Wagner

Bill Wagner is a Microsoft Senior Content Developer creating documents and learning materials for developers learning the .net platform.  He is also the president and on the board of directors of the Humanitarian Toolbox. Bill spoke with me about what … Continue reading

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Navigate and then send data back with Xamarin.Forms and MVVM Light

…By Jesse Liberty & Eric Grover The Challenge : Fetch Navigate to a second page, present an Editor (multi-line entry) and then send the data back to the original page (and navigate back at the same time). Behaviors, Commands and … Continue reading

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View Model Page Navigation with MVVM Light

When you move from code behind to a View Model (as you should, if only to make testing easier) certain challenges arise, such as: how do I navigate to another page? Fortunately, MVVM Light provides a Messaging bus, that makes … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #154 – Dan Wahlin on Typescript and Angular 2

Dan Wahlin founded Wahlin Consulting which provides consulting and training services on Web technologies. He has also published over 10 developer courses on Pluralsight.com and Udemy.com including the new Docker for Web Developers course. Dan is a Docker Captain, Google … Continue reading

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TypeScript and Angular 2

After attending ng-conf a couple weeks ago, and taking a terrific workshop with John Papa and Dan Wahlin, and spending time talking with them and with Ward Bell (who is responsible for the Angular 2 documentation), I’ve decided to go all-in with … Continue reading

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