Author Archives: Jesse Liberty

About Jesse Liberty

Jesse Liberty has three decades of experience writing and delivering software projects and is the author of 2 dozen books and a couple dozen Pluralsight & LinkedIn Learning courses. He was 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 and a Microsoft MVP.

Jon Galloway: VS Mac & More

Jon Galloway. Friend of the show, PM on Visual Studio Mac, amazing guy. Links:https://visualstudio.microsoft.com/vs/mac/https://dotnet.microsoft.com/platform/community/standuphttps://twitch.tv/jongallowayhttps://github.com/SteveSandersonMS/CarChecker

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C# 9 Part 3 – Patterns

Jared Parsons – lead of the C# Compiler Team at Microsoft C# 9 Roadmap Jared – LinkedIn Welcome to C# 9

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C# 9 – Part 2

Jared Parsons – lead of the C# Compiler Team at Microsoft C# 9 Roadmap Jared – LinkedIn Welcome to C# 9

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An Alert From the ViewModel

Quite often we want to send an alert from the view model, but you can only do so from the view. We’ve tackled this problem in the past but we think there is room for a simplified and clear step … Continue reading

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Code Snippet – By request

Code Snippets can save you from repetitive (boring) tasks. Visual Studio comes with a great many code snippets, perhaps the most often used is ctor which creates an empty constructor. You can also create your own. Here is one I … Continue reading

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Latest Video: Xamarin.Forms

Proud to announce my newest video course: Hands On Xamarin.Forms. Learn Xamarin in 2.5 hours.

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What’s Coming in C# 9 Part 1

Jared Parsons – lead of the C# Compiler Team at Microsoft C# 9 Roadmap Jared – LinkedIn

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Picker within Listview

We needed to put a picker inside a list view in a Xamarin.Forms app, but we wanted to be notified when one of the pickers changed and be able to get the value from the picker (and know which one … Continue reading

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Open a dialog from VM using Events

This is a quick summary of how I open a dialog box from the view model. There are other ways to do this (as noted in previous postings), but this is easy, easy to maintain and puts most of the … Continue reading

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Xamarin.Forms Shell

Focus on Xamarin.Forms Shell – the new way to create great Xamarin.Forms applications. We go in-depth with Shane Neuville, a Senior Developer on the Xamarin.Forms team. Shell Forms IntroductionProject BoardXaminalsXappyShell Login SampleGastropods

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Mark Price – C# & .NET Core

Mark Price, author of C# 8 and .NET Core 3.0 Modern Cross Platform Development talks about… well about everything .NET A fantastic exploration of what is new in C#, .NET Core, Blazor, and much more,

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Xamarin Coding Standards

There are many best practices in writing Xamarin. Here are some that we’ve canonized where I work… 👍 By convention the identifier for the ViewModel is vm 😠 Do not assign more than one page to a view model. Generally … Continue reading

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