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Quickstart: Set up development environment - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/quickstarts/setup-platform In this quickstart, you'll learn how to install the Speech SDK for your preferred platform and programming language combination.
Published Date : Monday, January 24, 2022

Azure DevOps Feature Timeline

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/release-notes/features-timeline Azure DevOps feature updates roadmap, release notes, release timeline, and server build numbers
Published Date : Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Package index for Azure SDK for .NET

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/azure/sdk/packages Listing of the package names, NuGet links, docs links, and source code links for all libraries in the Azure SDK for .NET.
Published Date : Monday, November 8, 2021

Release notes - Speech Service - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/releasenotes A running log of Speech Service feature releases, improvements, bug fixes, and known issues.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 11, 2022

App Center Distribute for Xamarin - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/distribute/xamarin Using in-app updates in App Center Distribute (Xamarin)
Published Date : Monday, November 8, 2021

Other Xamarin APIs - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/other-apis/xamarin Other APIs in the App Center SDK for Xamarin
Published Date : Monday, September 27, 2021

Other UWP and WinUI APIs - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/other-apis/uwp Other APIs in the App Center SDK for UWP and WinUI
Published Date : Monday, September 27, 2021

Other React Native APIs - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/other-apis/react-native Other APIs in the App Center SDK for React Native
Published Date : Monday, September 27, 2021

Other macOS APIs - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/other-apis/macos Other APIs in the App Center SDK for macOS
Published Date : Friday, June 19, 2020

Other tvOS APIs - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/other-apis/tvos Other APIs in the App Center SDK for tvOS
Published Date : Friday, June 19, 2020

Other iOS APIs - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/other-apis/ios Other APIs in the App Center SDK for iOS
Published Date : Friday, June 19, 2020

Other Unity APIs - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/other-apis/unity Other APIs in the App Center SDK for Unity
Published Date : Monday, September 27, 2021

Other Android APIs - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/other-apis/android Other APIs in the App Center SDK for Android
Published Date : Monday, September 27, 2021

App Center Distribute for Android - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/distribute/android Using in-app updates in App Center Distribute (Android)
Published Date : Monday, November 8, 2021

App Center Distribute for Unity - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/sdk/distribute/unity Using in-app updates in App Center Distribute (Unity)
Published Date : Monday, November 8, 2021

ObservableCollection<T> Class (System.Collections.ObjectModel)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.collections.objectmodel.observablecollection-1 Represents a dynamic data collection that provides notifications when items get added, removed, or when the whole list is refreshed.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

SmtpClient Class (System.Net.Mail)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.net.mail.smtpclient Allows applications to send email by using the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). The SmtpClient type is obsolete on some platforms and not recommended on others; for more information, see the Remarks section.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

HttpClient Class (System.Net.Http)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.net.http.httpclient Provides a class for sending HTTP requests and receiving HTTP responses from a resource identified by a URI.
Published Date : Monday, April 30, 2018

.NET Standard

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/standard/net-standard Learn about .NET Standard, its versions, and the .NET implementations that support it.
Published Date : Wednesday, January 12, 2022

.NET Glossary

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/standard/glossary Find out the meaning of selected terms used in the .NET documentation.
Published Date : Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Xamarin Community Toolkit MediaElement

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/community-toolkit/views/mediaelement This article explains how to use MediaElement to play video and audio in a Xamarin.Forms application.
Published Date : Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Xamarin Community Toolkit EnumToIntConverter

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/community-toolkit/converters/enumtointconverter The EnumToIntConverter is a converter that allows users to convert a standard enum (extending int) to its underlying primitive int type.
Published Date : Thursday, May 20, 2021

Course retirement

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/retired-courses Course retirement
Published Date : Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Visual Studio 2022 for Mac v17.0 Preview - Release Notes

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/releases/2022/mac-release-notes-preview Get information on the latest release features, bug fixes, and support for Visual Studio 2022 for Mac v17.0 Preview. Download today.
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Visual Studio 2022 Preview Release Notes

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/releases/2022/release-notes-preview Get the latest pre-release features, bug fixes, and support for Visual Studio 2022 Preview. Download today.
Published Date : Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Xamarin.Essentials 1.7.1 release notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/essentials/release-notes/1.7 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Essentials 1.7.1
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Xamarin.Forms release notes and roadmap - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/release-notes/ Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Forms
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Xamarin.Forms 5.0.0.1874 (5.0.0) Release Notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/release-notes/5.0/5.0.0 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Forms 5.0.0.1874 (5.0.0)
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Xamarin.Forms 5.0.0.2337 (5.0.0 Service Release 9) Release Notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/release-notes/5.0/5.0.0-sr9 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Forms 5.0.0.2337 (5.0.0 Service Release 9)
Published Date : Tuesday, January 25, 2022

App Center Platform Services Matrix - Visual Studio App Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/appcenter/general/platform-service-matrix App Center matrix for Operating System/Platforms and services
Published Date : Thursday, November 12, 2020

Real-time Conversation Transcription quickstart - Speech service - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/how-to-use-conversation-transcription Learn how to use real-time Conversation Transcription with the REST API and SDK. Conversation Transcription allows you to transcribe meetings and other conversations with the ability to add, remove, and identify multiple participants by streaming audio to the Speech service.
Published Date : Monday, January 24, 2022

Can't install JDK in Visual Studio 2017 - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/visualstudio/install/jdk-installation-fails You can't install JDK package in Visual Studio 2017. To solve this problem, update to latest version of Visual Studio 2017.
Published Date : Monday, April 20, 2020

Java Development Kit is missing - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/visualstudio/general/jdk-missing-create-xamarin-app This article provides a workaround for an error that occurs when you create a Xamarin Android or Xamarin.Forms app in Visual Studio 2015.
Published Date : Thursday, April 23, 2020

Third-party dependencies in Visual Studio 2015 - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/visualstudio/general/third-party-dependencies This article provides a table that summarizes the third-party apps that are required when you install Cross Platform Mobile Development tools from Visual Studio 2015.
Published Date : Friday, April 24, 2020

Uninstall third-party applications - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/troubleshoot/visualstudio/install/uninstall-third-party-app This article introduces how to uninstall the third-party applications that are installed together with Visual Studio 2015.
Published Date : Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Web development on Windows

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/web/ A guide to Microsoft web development tools available on Windows, including Microsoft Edge, DevTools, WebView, PWAs, Visual Studio Code extensions, virtual machines, terminal, package manager, and more.
Published Date : Monday, November 29, 2021

Speech-to-text quickstart - Speech service - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/get-started-speech-to-text Learn how to use the Speech SDK to convert speech-to-text. In this quickstart, you learn about object construction, supported audio input formats, and configuration options for speech recognition.
Published Date : Saturday, January 8, 2022

Text-to-speech quickstart - Speech service - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/get-started-text-to-speech Learn how to use the Speech SDK to convert text to speech, including object construction and design patterns, supported audio output formats, the Speech CLI, and custom configuration options for speech synthesis.
Published Date : Saturday, January 8, 2022

Enterprise - UWP applications

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/uwp/enterprise/ This roadmap provides an overview of key enterprise features for Windows 10 and Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps.
Published Date : Thursday, January 16, 2020

AWS to Azure services comparison - Azure Architecture Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/architecture/aws-professional/services Compare Azure cloud services to Amazon Web Services (AWS) for multicloud solutions or migration to Azure.
Published Date : Monday, September 6, 2021

About the Speech SDK - Speech service - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/speech-sdk The Speech software development kit (SDK) exposes many of the Speech service capabilities, making it easier to develop speech-enabled applications.
Published Date : Sunday, January 16, 2022

Using Different Web Browsers with Coded UI Tests - Visual Studio (Windows)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/test/using-different-web-browsers-with-coded-ui-tests Learn how to customize your test and play it back using different browsers for your web applications.
Published Date : Friday, November 4, 2016

.NET introduction and overview

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/core/introduction Learn about .NET, a free, open-source development platform for building many kinds of apps.
Published Date : Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Surface Duo - Jetpack Compose samples - Code Samples

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/samples/microsoft/surface-duo-compose-samples/all/ Samples showing how to use Jetpack Compose to achieve dual-screen user interface patterns.
Published Date : Friday, January 21, 2022

Field Service Mobile - Xamarin app end of life

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/field-service/activate-fs-mobile-app-license Information about the end of support for Field Service Mobile Xamarin app.
Published Date : Monday, March 2, 2020

Dynamics 365 Field Service inspections (contains video)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/field-service/inspections Learn about how to use inspections in Dynamics 365 Field Service.
Published Date : Monday, February 1, 2021

Send push notifications to Xamarin.Android apps using Azure Notification Hubs

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/notification-hubs/xamarin-notification-hubs-push-notifications-android-gcm In this tutorial, you learn how to use Azure Notification Hubs to send push notifications to a Xamarin Android application.
Published Date : Friday, August 27, 2021

Send push notifications to Android using Azure Notification Hubs and Google Cloud Messaging

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/notification-hubs/notification-hubs-android-push-notification-google-gcm-get-started In this tutorial, you learn how to use Azure Notification Hubs and Google Firebase Cloud Messaging to push notifications to Android devices.
Published Date : Friday, January 4, 2019

Send push notifications to Android using Azure Notification Hubs and Firebase SDK version 0.6

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/notification-hubs/notification-hubs-android-push-notification-google-fcm-get-started In this tutorial, you learn how to use Azure Notification Hubs and Google Firebase Cloud Messaging to send push notifications to Android devices (version 0.6).
Published Date : Monday, June 22, 2020

Visual Studio 2022 Compatibility

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/releases/2022/compatibility Visual Studio 2022 Compatibility
Published Date : Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Visual Studio 2022 version 17.0 Release Notes

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/releases/2022/release-notes Get the latest features, bug fixes, and support for Visual Studio 2022 version 17.0. Download today.
Published Date : Thursday, December 16, 2021

.NET Multi-Platform App UI documentation - .NET MAUI

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/maui/ .NET Multi-platform App UI (.NET MAUI) lets you build native apps using a .NET cross-platform UI toolkit that targets the mobile and desktop form factors on Android, iOS, macOS, Windows, and Tizen.
Published Date : Friday, December 24, 2021

PlayReady on Windows - PlayReady

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/playready/overview/playready-on-windows Microsoft provides a PlayReady PC SDK integrated in the Windows SDK.
Published Date : Thursday, February 1, 2018

Developing Applications using PlayReady - PlayReady

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/playready/overview/developing-applications This topic provides a description of the different ways to develop applications using PlayReady.
Published Date : Thursday, February 1, 2018

Build Xamarin apps with Microsoft Graph - Microsoft Graph

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/tutorials/xamarin In this tutorial, you'll build a Xamarin app that uses Azure Active Directory for authentication and Microsoft Graph for retrieving calendar data.
Published Date : Thursday, July 15, 2021

Introducing Visual Studio for Mac

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/authors/mikayla_hutchinson Tue, 01 Nov 2016 10:00:00 GMT Mikayla Hutchinson introduces Visual Studio for Mac, outlining the evolution of the Xamarin Studio IDE into a true mobile-first, cloud-first development tool for .NET and C# that brings the Visual Studio experience to the Mac.
Published Date : Friday, January 21, 2022

Editor's Note - .NET in the Browser

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2018/september/editor-s-note-net-in-the-browser Blazor leverages work from the Xamarin Mono project, enabling a .NET runtime for the Web.
Published Date : Friday, January 4, 2019

Bot Framework - Making Bots More Intelligent

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2017/march/bot-framework-making-bots-more-intelligent True, there are some cross-platform technologies—such as Unity or Xamarin—that can help mitigate the cost of developing for multiple platforms.
Published Date : Friday, January 25, 2019

A C Change

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/authors/david_platt Read article Don't Get Me Started - An Upstart Again Fri, 02 Jan 2015 10:00:00 GMT Microsoft has done a fine job remaking itself in the image of an increasingly cloud- and mobile-centric world, and the company's partnership with Xamarin is one reason why.
Published Date : Friday, January 21, 2022

Editor's Note - December Is for Developers

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2018/connect/editor-s-note-december-is-for-developers Cross-platform development got a boost as well, with the Xamarin.Forms 4.0 Public Preview and the general availability of Xamarin.Forms 3.4.
Published Date : Thursday, January 3, 2019

Code Downloads for October 2018 MSDN Magazine

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2018/october/code-downloads-for-october-2018-msdn-magazine Xamarin - Augmented Reality in Xamarin.Forms Xamarin.Forms has emerged as a valuable resource for reusing UI code and assets in enterprise development.
Published Date : Monday, October 1, 2018

Code Analysis - Build and Deploy Libraries with Integrated Roslyn Code Analysis to NuGet

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2015/october/code-analysis-build-and-deploy-libraries-with-integrated-roslyn-code-analysis-to-nuget Because libraries can target different platforms, such as different versions of the .NET Framework, the Windows Runtime, different versions of Windows Phone, or even a portable subset (including Xamarin libraries), the lib folder must contain one subfolder per targeted platform, and each subfolder must
Published Date : Wednesday, October 7, 2015

MSDN Magazine: October 2014

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2014/october/msdn-magazine-october-2014 Column Editor's Note - Arrivals and Departures Michael Desmond Charles Petzold is stepping down as a columnist at MSDN Magazine to work at Xamarin.
Published Date : Friday, September 23, 2016

The (Interactive) Future of Technical Docs

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/authors/craig_dunn Tue, 01 Nov 2016 10:00:00 GMT Xamarin Workbooks bring interactive documentation plus live coding to mobile and desktop application development, letting you learn and experiment with the entire native SDKs for Android, iOS, Mac, and WPF.
Published Date : Friday, January 21, 2022

Editor's Note - Building Bridges

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2014/may/editor-s-note-building-bridges Xamarin co-founder Miguel de Icaza, for example, took the stage during the day-one keynote to demonstrate how the Xamarin add-on for Visual Studio extends C# development to iOS and Android.
Published Date : Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Windows Phone - Build a Cross-Platform, Mobile Golf App Using C# and Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2014/april/windows-phone-build-a-cross-platform-mobile-golf-app-using-csharp-and-xamarin I used Xamarin.Mobile geolocation APIs in this app. ... You can find these with NuGet and the Xamarin Component Store. ... He is a Microsoft MVP, ASPInsider, Xamarin MVP and Xamarin Insider.
Published Date : Thursday, November 5, 2015

Cross-Platform - Cross-Platform Game Development with Visual Studio Tools for Unity

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2014/special-issue/cross-platform-cross-platform-game-development-with-visual-studio-tools-for-unity In the cross-platform app space, the leader is Xamarin (pronounced zam-a-rin for those who still are unsure). ... Xamarin isn’t gaming-focused, although you definitely can create games with it.
Published Date : Thursday, July 2, 2015

Xamarin - Xamarin and the Universal Windows Platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2016/connect/xamarin-xamarin-and-the-universal-windows-platform Add a reference from the UWP project to Xamarin.Forms. ... You’ve now added a UWP project to your Xamarin solution.
Published Date : Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Async Programming - Patterns for Asynchronous MVVM Applications: Data Binding

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2014/march/async-programming-patterns-for-asynchronous-mvvm-applications-data-binding Any direct use of Dispatcher (WPF/Xamarin/Windows Phone/Silverlight), CoreDispatcher (Windows Store), or ISynchronizeInvoke (Windows Forms) is a bad idea.
Published Date : Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Modern Apps - Build Universal Apps for the Windows Platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2014/september/modern-apps-build-universal-apps-for-the-windows-platform If you’re using XAML with C#, you can use a tool like Xamarin to publish across the major platforms. ... You can even get your apps running on non-Microsoft platforms with the help of Visual Studio extensions from Xamarin.
Published Date : Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Xamarin - Authentication and Data Access with Visual Studio Mobile Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2017/june/xamarin-authentication-and-data-access-with-visual-studio-mobile-center Enter the information as shown in Figure 1, making sure you select Xamarin, and click Add new app. ... Creating and Setting Up a Xamarin Sample Project In Visual Studio 2017 select File | New | Project.
Published Date : Friday, January 25, 2019

Microsoft Azure - Occasionally Connected Data in Cross-Platform Mobile Apps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2015/january/microsoft-azure-occasionally-connected-data-in-cross-platform-mobile-apps To use this source code, you can use Visual Studio with Xamarin or Xamarin Studio, which is available from xamarin.com. ... The project uses cross-platform Xamarin.Forms and the Azure Mobile Services library with offline sync.
Published Date : Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Visual Studio for Mac - Programming for watchOS with Xamarin and Visual Studio for Mac

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2018/april/visual-studio-for-mac-programming-for-watchos-with-xamarin-and-visual-studio-for-mac To make things easier, Xamarin provides support for Android Wear and watchOS within the Xamarin.Android and Xamarin.iOS libraries, respectively. ... You can get more info on watchOS from the Apple at apple.co/2EFLeaL, as well as detailed Xamarin documentation at bit.ly/2ohSwLU.
Published Date : Friday, January 4, 2019

Machine Learning - Deliver On-Device Machine Learning Solutions

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2017/connect/machine-learning-deliver-on-device-machine-learning-solutions (See the table at the Xamarin’s CoreML API documentation homepage, bit.ly/2htyUkc.) ... Larry O’Brien is a senior content publication manager for Microsoft’s Xamarin technologies.
Published Date : Friday, December 15, 2017

September 2015 Code Downloads

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2015/september/september-2015-code-downloads September 2015 Volume 30 Number 9 September 2015 Code Downloads Cloud-Connected Mobile Apps - Build a Xamarin App with Authentication and Offline Support In the second article in their series, the authors discuss how they use Xamarin to target multiple mobile client platforms, including authentication
Published Date : Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Azure - Deploying Containerized ASP.NET Core Applications to Azure

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2018/april/azure-deploying-containerized-asp-net-core-applications-to-azure Azure Application Gateway is used to expose an SSL-enabled endpoint to clients running in the browser and to the native Xamarin app, and routes requests to the Web applications deployed in AKS.
Published Date : Friday, January 4, 2019

June 2015 Code Downloads

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2015/june/june-2015-code-downloads VB version Xamarin - Implementing and Using Data Binding in Xamarin Laurent Bugnion discusses data binding in XAML and Xamarin and shows how it can be implemented, using examples based on the MVVM Light Toolkit
Published Date : Thursday, June 18, 2015

Windows 10 - Using the OneDrive REST API in a Windows 10 App

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2016/january/windows-10-using-the-onedrive-rest-api-in-a-windows-10-app Note: In addition to the PCL that can be used on the Xamarin.Android and Xamarin.iOS platforms, the OneDrive team also provides native SDKs for the two platforms.
Published Date : Friday, February 1, 2019

May 2018

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2018/may/may-2018 Joe Sewell explains how Visual Studio can now give your Xamarin.Android apps this capability, without you needing to write your own detection code.
Published Date : Thursday, January 3, 2019

Editor's Note - Reconnect

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2016/connect/editor-s-note-reconnect The Microsoft acquisition of Xamarin this year was a game changer, and its impacts are on display both at Connect(); and in this issue.
Published Date : Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Essential .NET - How to Contribute to Microsoft Open Source Software Projects

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2018/october/essential-net-how-to-contribute-to-microsoft-open-source-software-projects Alternatively, perhaps you’re working in the Xamarin code base and discover that a method you wish to override isn’t virtual, so you submit a PR to make it such.
Published Date : Monday, October 1, 2018

.NET Core - What's Coming in .NET Core 3.0

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2018/connect/net-core-what-s-coming-in-net-core-3-0 For that reason, we’re also porting EF 6 to work on .NET Core. .NET Standard 2.1 When you adhere to the .NET Standard you can create libraries that work on all implementations of .NET, not only .NET Core but also Xamarin and Unity.
Published Date : Thursday, January 3, 2019

Don't Get Me Started - The Joy of UX

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2016/june/don-t-get-me-started-the-joy-of-ux It doesn’t matter whether you’re on Xamarin or HTML5 or Windows Forms or Web Forms or even VB6.
Published Date : Thursday, January 31, 2019

Visual Studio Tooling - NuGet Features Enhance Windows 10 Development

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2015/windows-10-special-issue/visual-studio-tooling-nuget-features-enhance-windows-10-development You can reference the dotnet moniker with the .NET Framework 4.5 and later derived framework versions, including Xamarin Android and Xamarin iOS.
Published Date : Monday, October 26, 2015

October 2016

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2016/october/october-2016 Transform Source Code to Deployable Artifacts with TFBuild Kraig Brockschmidt Kraig Brockschmidt continues his series on Mobile DevOps with a focus on the build/continuous integration stage of the release pipeline, setting up an automated Team Foundation Build with continuous integration for a Xamarin
Published Date : Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Exploring the Xamarin.Forms Shell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/authors/david_ortinau Wed, 19 Dec 2018 10:00:00 GMT The new Xamarin.Forms Shell introduced at the Connect(); conference in December acts as a container for your application.
Published Date : Friday, January 21, 2022

Connect(); 2016

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2016/connect/connect-;-2016 [Mobile] Embedding Native Views in Your Xamarin.Forms Apps Charles Petzold Native view embedding allows you to directly reference iOS, Android and Windows native controls right in your Xamarin.Forms XAML files.
Published Date : Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Code Downloads for November 2016 MSDN Magazine

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/archive/msdn-magazine/2016/november/code-downloads-for-november-2016-msdn-magazine Cognitive Services - Seeing the World with Xamarin and Microsoft Computer Vision APIs Learn how the Microsoft Computer Vision API allows images to be described and analyzed using natural, human-readable, language.
Published Date : Monday, October 31, 2016