Out of all architectural patterns Model-View-ViewModel, or MVVM, has to be my favorite. In this episode I cover a helper library that I have created, MVVM Helpers, and is used by thousands of developers to help write better, more performant, and shorter MVVM code. Segments: [01:00] Why MVVM Helpers & App Walk-through [06:00] MVVM… Read More

Josef Pihrt, who we’ve highlighted his Refactoring & Analyzers (Roslyn Tools, Analyzers, Refactorings and source…) and C# Snippets (The Essential C# Snippet Source…), is back, this time with an overwhelming number of snippets, (1,581!), cross language and all open source… JosefPihrt/Snippetica Snippetica A collection of snippets for C#, VB, C++, HTML, XAML and XML. Release… Read More Out of all architectural patterns Model-View-ViewModel, or MVVM, has to be my favorite. MVVM enables developers to separate their business logic from their user interface code no matter if you are developing with iOS Storyboards, Android XML, or Xamarin.Forms XAML. In this episode I cover the basic building blocks of the MVVM pattern and… Read More On this weeks The Xamarin Show we take a look at some top tips and tricks to create highly performance mobile applications with Xamarin.Forms. We take a look at some of the latest features built right into Xamarin.Forms that can dramatically increase an app performance across all platforms. Then we see how to simplify… Read More Learn how to use XAML and C# to build apps that deliver great experiences on the Xbox and other UWP devices. We will cover how you can easily tailor a UWP app to be great on Xbox while continuing to delight your PC and phone users, all using the same source code. Source link… Read More We take a look at coding for the Microsoft Band V2. Small device, small show, right? No. It’s an EPIC. We dug into coding for the Microsoft Band and it turned out to be the biggest show that we’ve made to date. There’s a lot in there when it comes to coding on the… Read More Join MVP Russ Fustino and all of the Fustino Brothers in this live studio audience session recorded recently at the Tampa Code Camp. They present a deep dive into Microsoft Windows App Studio. It is a hot off the metal session. Building universal Windows apps with no code using Microsoft App Studio. It’s all… Read More

Karl Shifflett whose project we highlighted a few weeks ago, Mole is back and now free! is back with another project. This Visual Studio Professional/Enterprise extension will make turning your WPF MVVM View Model into a View as simple as a few drag and drops. What else? Well it’s free… OH and it also works… Read More

Remember back in the day 2007 when Visual Studio debug visualizers were new and hot? Remember how WPF/XAML debugging wasn’t all that it could be (cough)? Remember how Josh Smith and Karl Shifflett stepped up and released Mole? Remember how Mole went commercial and then a few years later closed? Well then you’ll want to… Read More