Category Archives: Essentials

Robert “Uncle Bob” Martin on Agile and more…

Incredibly pleased to have one of the pioneers in Agile programming: Robert “Uncle Bob” Martin. Uncle Bob is known for, among other things, his SOLID principles of development. He is the author of the seminal book Clean Code along with … Continue reading

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.vsix with Mads Kristensen

.visx files are magic as far as I’m concerned. Mads takes us through their history and how they have become much easier to create.  vsixcookbook.com Yet Another Podcast is available wherever you get your podcasts.

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Visual Studio Champ

Part 1 of Being a Visual Studio Champ – is now on video! This is a 3 part conference streaming from Denmark and world-wide. vschamp.com Do not miss the next one on Add-ons with (among others) Mads Kristensen. April 27, … Continue reading

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Jon Galloway – Yet Another Podcast

Jon Galloway comes on Yet Another Podcast to talk about… well, a lot of stuff. ASP.NET Core Minimal APIs .NET Upgrade Assistant Upgrading from ASP.NET MVC 5 to .NET 6 Upgrading Windows Forms to .NET 6 Upgrading WPF to .NET … Continue reading

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Advanced Databinding Part 4 – Binding .

In this post we will examine one of the aspects of advanced databinding that many people find confusing. Binding . (that is, Binding dot). However, it is surprisingly easy to explain. Binding . allows you to access the entire binding … Continue reading

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C# 10 & Documentation: Bill Wagner

Bill Wagner joins us once again, this time to talk about C# 10 and the evolving Microsoft. documentation. Check back here for links but I just couldn’t wait to publish this.

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Advanced Databinding Part 3 – Null or Missing Values

You want to bind to a collection of values and display each in turn, but it is possible that some of the objects in the list have null properties, or some properties are missing altogether. You can handle this with … Continue reading

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Advanced Databinding: Part 0 – BASICS

In the ugly old days, if you had data that you wanted to display you would put the data into a variable and then write some code to copy that data to a control on your page. If the data … Continue reading

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Advanced Databinding Part 2: Converters

En Español There are times when you need to bind to a source but the source is not in the right format or otherwise needs to be manipulated. For example, suppose, as we’ll show below, that you have a text … Continue reading

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Advanced Data Binding Part 1

This is the first in a series on advanced data binding. In this series we will look at: using value converters with binding, relative binding, the {Binding .} and {Binding self} constructs, and more. We hope to release one of … Continue reading

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The Miracle of IQueryAttributable

This knocked me out. Let’s say you have a value in one view model, and when you navigate to another page you want that value in the new page’s view model. Enter IQueryAttributable. (tough to say, even tougher to spell) … Continue reading

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Lance McCarthy

Lance McCarthy talking about Maui, VS2022, community contributions and much more. Referenced sites and source: Twitter – https://twitter.com/lancewmccarthy Blog – https://dvlup.com/ Resources (see descriptions below) 1 https://github.com/LanceMcCarthy/CommonHelpers 2 https://github.com/LanceMcCarthy/DevOpsExamples 3 https://github.com/LanceMcCarthy/MediaFileManager 4 Bonus https://github.com/LanceMcCarthy/Flusher Tools GitKracken | Legendary Git Resource 1 – CommonHelpers That is the CommonHelpers NuGet … Continue reading

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