.NET Frontend Days 2022 recordings

All videos from .NET Frontend Day 2022 are now uploaded as individual videos on YouTube. You find them in the playlist below, and don’t forget to subscribe to the channel!

  3/1/2022 - 9:05 PM

.NET MAUI – How to use with Mac

Visual Studio for Mac doesn’t have official support for .NET MAUI. But you can still use it. In this video Daniel Hindrikes will show you how.

  2/18/2022 - 9:51 AM

Framtiden för native multi-platform appar med .NET

The Code Behind med Johan Karlsson och Daniel Hindrikes är tillbaka. I första avsnittet i denna nya serie, eller The Code Behind 3.0 som vi säger pratar Daniel och Johan om framtiden för Xamarin och Xamarin.Forms och vad som händer i och med transformeringen till .NET MAUI.

  8/18/2020 - 5:38 AM

Xamarin.Forms Projects – Second Edition

The second edition of Xamarin.Forms Projects is now published. You can buy it from Packt or Amazon. It will also be available in other book stores. More Information An example-driven guide to help you build native cross-platform mobile apps using Xamarin, .NET Core 3, and Visual Studio 2019. Set up Xamarin.Forms for building native apps […]

  6/20/2020 - 10:12 AM

A simple way to improve intellisense in Visual Studio for Mac

I found a intellisense setting in Visual Studio for Mac that makes me write code way faster. I turned on “Show import items”, after that I will get code completion even for classes that are in namespaces that I don’t have added a using for. I think it makes me write code faster and it […]

  3/29/2018 - 7:02 AM

Tool for previewing XAML – LiveXAML makes your life a little bit easier

Since Xamarin.Forms was introduced many has asked for a visual designer for building user interface like the one we have for building WPF or UWP apps. But I don’t think it is many that uses it like a designer, I think it is mostly used like a previewer of the XAML that you are writing. […]

  2/16/2018 - 9:08 AM

Workaround if you have a lots of errors for your Xamarin projects in Visual Studio 2015

If you are running Xamarin projects in Visual Studio 2015 you maybe have a lot of error related to assemblies that not is referenced. Even if there are errors the project will build successfully. Microsoft says this is a Xamarin bug and that the have reported it to Xamarin. Until it’s fixed there are a […]

  8/5/2015 - 6:53 AM

Preserve data when deploying Xamarin.Android app

By default all your data from your previous runs is deleted when you’re deploying an Xamarin.Android app. In many cases you don’t want the data to be deleted. Visual Studio To preserve data go to Tools -> Options -> Xamarin -> Android Settings and check “Preserve application data/cache on device between deploys”. Xamarin Studio To […]

  3/11/2015 - 3:10 PM

Dependency Graph with NDepend

Right now I evuluating a new software called NDepend. NDepend is installad as a Visual Studio plugin. I havn’t use it much yet, but I have already found a feature that I like a lot. It is the dependency graph. The graph show how assemblies is related to other assemblies in your Visual Studio solution and […]

  10/28/2014 - 10:38 AM

Building a tabbed app using Xamarin.Forms

Xamarin.Forms is one of the biggest news with Xamarin 3. With Xamarin.Forms you can build UI for 3 platforms (Windows Phone, iOS and Android) with one shared codebase. What is unique for Xamarin.Forms is that the UI code you are writing with Xamarin.Forms will render native UI controls. That means that the UI will look […]

  7/28/2014 - 11:29 AM

Error when syncing iOS SDK version with Xamarin build host

When I would deploy to the iOS simulator from Visual Studio I got a message that I hade to sync iOS SDK version with the build. But when I tried to sync I got an error that the sync process couldn’t connect to the server. Then I tried to open Xamarin Studio to check if […]

  7/23/2014 - 12:12 PM

Problems with Xamarin iOS project and web project in same solution

In my Visual Studio solution I have both client projects and server side projects. The client projects are for Windows Phone, Xamarin iOS, Xamarin Android and WPF. The server side project is a Mobile Services .NET backend project. My problems started yesterday when I would publish the latest update of my backend to Azure. I right […]

  6/24/2014 - 7:20 AM

TypeScript will not compile on save in Visual Studio 2013

It seems that many having problem that TypeScript not will auto compile on save in Visual Studio 2013. TypeScript was earlier a part of the Web Essentials extension, but it is not included anymore. So the first step is to ensure that the TypeScript plugin is installed, if not it is available for download here, http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34790. If […]

  2/18/2014 - 1:05 PM

Workaround for invalid markup problems when developing for Windows Phone

Every time I open up a Windows Phone Project in Visual Studio 2013 I got a lots of  errors in the XAML markup. The designer shows “Invalid markup” and the error list is long. I found a workaround for this: Open Configuration Manager for your Visual Studio solution Change platform for the Windows Phone Project […]

  1/22/2014 - 12:19 PM

Windows Azure Mobile Services in Portable Class Library

In my current project, a multiplayer game for mobile devices I only using Windows Azure Mobile Services as backend. The game will be available for multiple platforms and I will use Xamarin for iOS and android. When using Xamarin I can reuse a lot of code if I using PCL (Portal Class Library) that i […]

  1/7/2014 - 12:14 PM

Solution: Web role deploy problem with Azure SDK 2.2

When I updated my Windows Azure SDK to 2.2 I got a problem when deploying the package of my MVC 4 web site from Visual Studio to a web role in Windows Azure. The message I got was that a exception has occored under recycling and that I should check for unhandled exceptions or configurations […]

  11/20/2013 - 7:21 AM

Visual Studio performance and local workspace for TFS

I have had performance issues with Visual Studio for a long time. For example open projects, adding files and installing NuGet packages had taken very long time. Last week I talked one of our TFS experts at Sogeti and he asked me how many files I had in my TFS workspace. I had more than […]

  9/10/2013 - 3:07 PM

Extensions for Visual Studio 2012

Visual Studio 2012 is a very good tool out of the box. But with a few extensions it will be even better. I using following extensions: ReSharper 7 I can’t live without it! It makes my day much more effective. VSCommands – Free The feature I use most is the button that attach the debugger […]

  4/4/2013 - 8:14 AM