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Xamarin License task - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/tasks/utility/xamarin-license Activate or deactivate a Xamarin license when building code in Azure Pipelines and Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin Test Cloud task - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/tasks/test/xamarin-test-cloud This task is deprecated. Use the App Center Test task instead.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

App Center Test task - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/tasks/test/app-center-test Test app packages with Visual Studio App Center.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Catalog of the built-in tasks for build-release and Azure Pipelines & TFS - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/tasks/ Catalog of the built-in tasks on Azure Pipelines and Team Foundation Server
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin.iOS build and release task - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/tasks/build/xamarin-ios Xamarin.iOS build and release task for Azure Pipelines and Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin.Android build and release task - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/tasks/build/xamarin-android Xamarin.Android build and release task for Azure Pipelines and Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Build and deploy your app - examples - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/apps/ Build and deploy your app examples with Azure Pipelines and Team Foundation Server
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Team Foundation Build and Release release notes - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/archive/news/2017 The 2016 Team Foundation Build (TFBuild) for Azure Pipelines release notes illustrate some of the key features in this release.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Deploy a build and release agent on macOS - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/agents/v2-osx Learn how to deploy a macOS agent to build and deploy your iOS application for Azure Pipelines and Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Microsoft-hosted agents for Azure Pipelines - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/agents/hosted Learn about using the Microsoft-hosted agents provided in Azure Pipelines
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

2016 Team Foundation Build release notes - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/archive/news/2016 The 2016 Team Foundation Build (TFBuild) for Azure Pipelines release notes illustrate some of the key features in this release.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Sign Your Mobile App During CI - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/apps/mobile/app-signing How to sign your mobile app during CI with Azure Pipelines or Team Foundation Server
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Simple, Secure CI App Signing - Azure Pipelines

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/apps/mobile/secure-certs Sign your mobile app during CI with Azure Pipelines or Team Foundation Server
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Visual Studio for Mac Roadmap

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/productinfo/mac-roadmap Visual Studio for Mac Roadmap for significant features planned
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

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 : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin.Forms 4.5.0.495 (4.5.0 Service Release 2) API Changes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/release-notes/4.5/4.5.0-api Release notes detailing API Changes in Xamarin.Forms 4.5.0.495 (4.5.0 Service Release 2)
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin.Forms 4.6.0.494-pre2 (4.6.0 Pre Release 2) API Changes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/release-notes/4.6/4.6.0-api Release notes detailing API Changes in Xamarin.Forms 4.6.0.494-pre2 (4.6.0 Pre Release 2)
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin.Forms 4.6.0.494-pre2 (4.6.0 Pre Release 2) Release Notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/release-notes/4.6/4.6.0-pre2 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Forms 4.6.0.494-pre2 (4.6.0 Pre Release 2)
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Quickstart: Recognize speech from a microphone - Speech service - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/quickstarts/speech-to-text-from-microphone In this quickstart, you'll use the Speech SDK to interactively recognize speech from audio data captured from a microphone.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Quickstart: Set up dev platform - 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 : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin.Essentials: Web Authenticator - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/essentials/web-authenticator This document describes the WebAuthenticator class in Xamarin.Essentials, which lets you start browser based authentication flows which listen for a callback to the app.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin.Mac 6.16 Release Notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/mac/release-notes/6/6.16 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.Mac 6.16
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin.iOS 13.16 Release Notes - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/ios/release-notes/13/13.16 Release notes detailing new features, improvements, and issues fixed in Xamarin.iOS 13.16
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin.TVOS SDK API diff: 13.14.1 vs 13.16.0 - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/ios/release-notes/api-changes/tvos-13-14-1-13-16-0 List of API changes between Xamarin.TVOS versions 13.14.1 and 13.16.0.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin.Mac SDK API diff: 6.14.1 vs 6.16.0 - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/mac/release-notes/api-changes/macos-6-14-1-6-16-0 List of API changes between Xamarin.Mac versions 6.14.1 and 6.16.0.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin.WatchOS SDK API diff: 13.14.1 vs 13.16.0 - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/ios/release-notes/api-changes/watchos-13-14-1-13-16-0 List of API changes between Xamarin.WatchOS versions 13.14.1 and 13.16.0.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin.iOS SDK API diff: 13.14.1 vs 13.16.0 - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/ios/release-notes/api-changes/ios-13-14-1-13-16-0 List of API changes between Xamarin.iOS versions 13.14.1 and 13.16.0.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Assembly.GetManifestResourceStream Method (System.Reflection)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.reflection.assembly.getmanifestresourcestream <p sourcefile="api/System.Reflection.Assembly.GetManifestResourceStream.yml" sourcestartlinenumber="1" jsonPath="/summary">Loads the specified manifest resource from this assembly.</p>
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

SmtpClient Class (System.Net.Mail)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.net.mail.smtpclient <p sourcefile="api/System.Net.Mail.SmtpClient.yml" sourcestartlinenumber="1" jsonPath="/summary">Allows applications to send email by using the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). The <code data-dev-comment-type="c">SmtpClient</code> type is now obsolete.</p>
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

System.Net.Http Namespace

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.net.http <p sourcefile="api/System.Net.Http.yml" sourcestartlinenumber="1" jsonPath="/summary">The <xref data-throw-if-not-resolved="true" uid="System.Net.Http"></xref> namespace provides a programming interface for modern HTTP applications.</p>
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

NSUrlSessionHandler Class (System.Net.Http)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.net.http.nsurlsessionhandler <p sourcefile="api/System.Net.Http.NSUrlSessionHandler.yml" sourcestartlinenumber="1" jsonPath="/summary">The default message handler used by <xref data-throw-if-not-resolved="true" uid="System.Net.Http.HttpClient"></xref> on Apple platforms using the Xamarin stack (iOS, macOS, watchOS, tvOS)</p>
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

HttpClient Class (System.Net.Http)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.net.http.httpclient <p sourcefile="api/System.Net.Http.HttpClient.yml" sourcestartlinenumber="1" jsonPath="/summary">Provides a base class for sending HTTP requests and receiving HTTP responses from a resource identified by a URI.</p>
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

HttpClient.PostAsync Method (System.Net.Http)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.net.http.httpclient.postasync <p sourcefile="api/System.Net.Http.HttpClient.PostAsync.yml" sourcestartlinenumber="1" jsonPath="/summary">Send a POST request to the specified Uri as an asynchronous operation.</p>
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

EventArgs Class (System)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.eventargs <p sourcefile="api/System.EventArgs.yml" sourcestartlinenumber="1" jsonPath="/summary">Represents the base class for classes that contain event data, and provides a value to use for events that do not include event data.</p>
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

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

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/system.collections.objectmodel.observablecollection-1 <p sourcefile="api/System.Collections.ObjectModel.ObservableCollection-1.yml" sourcestartlinenumber="1" jsonPath="/summary">Represents a dynamic data collection that provides notifications when items get added, removed, or when the whole list is refreshed.</p>
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

.NET documentation

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/ Learn to use .NET to create applications on any platform using C#, Visual Basic, and F#. Browse API reference, sample code, tutorials, and more.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

.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 : Friday, April 3, 2020

Configure daemon apps that call web APIs - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/scenario-daemon-app-configuration Learn how to configure the code for your daemon application that calls web APIs (app configuration)
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Client application configuration (MSAL) - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/msal-client-application-configuration Learn about configuration options for public client and confidential client applications using the Microsoft Authentication Library (MSAL).
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin iOS considerations (MSAL.NET) - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/msal-net-xamarin-ios-considerations Learn about considerations for using Xamarin iOS with Microsoft Authentication Library for .NET (MSAL.NET).
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Azure AD B2C (MSAL.NET) - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/msal-net-aad-b2c-considerations Learn about specific considerations when using Azure AD B2C with the Microsoft Authentication Library for .NET (MSAL.NET).
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Configure mobile apps that call web APIs - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/scenario-mobile-app-configuration Learn how to build a mobile app that calls web APIs (app's code configuration)
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Migrate to Microsoft Authentication Library (MSAL) - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/msal-migration Learn about the differences between Microsoft Authentication Library (MSAL) and Azure AD Authentication Library (ADAL) and how to migrate to MSAL.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Initialize MSAL.NET client applications - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/msal-net-initializing-client-applications Learn about initializing public client and confidential client applications using the Microsoft Authentication Library for .NET (MSAL.NET).
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Acquire a token to call a web API (mobile apps) - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/scenario-mobile-acquire-token Learn how to build a mobile app that calls web APIs. (Get a token for the app.)
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

MSAL authentication flows - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/msal-authentication-flows Learn about the authentication flows and grants used by the Microsoft Authentication Library (MSAL).
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Azure Active Directory B2C code samples

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory-b2c/code-samples Code samples for Azure Active Directory B2C mobile, desktop, web, and single-page applications.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Provide an HttpClient & proxy (MSAL.NET) - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/msal-net-provide-httpclient Learn about providing your own HttpClient and proxy to connect to Azure AD using Microsoft Authentication Library for .NET (MSAL.NET).
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Learn about MSAL - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/msal-overview Microsoft Authentication Library (MSAL) enables application developers to acquire tokens in order to call secured Web APIs. These Web APIs can be the Microsoft Graph, other Microsoft APIS, third-party Web APIs, or your own Web API. MSAL supports multiple application architectures and platforms.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Configure Azure AD authentication - Azure App Service

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/app-service/configure-authentication-provider-aad Learn how to configure Azure Active Directory authentication as an identity provider for your App Service or Azure Functions app.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin Android considerations (MSAL.NET) - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/msal-net-xamarin-android-considerations Learn about considerations for using Xamarin Android with Microsoft Authentication Library for .NET (MSAL.NET).
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Microsoft identity platform documentation

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/ Microsoft identity platform allows developers to build applications that sign in all Microsoft identities and get tokens to call Microsoft APIs like Microsoft Graph, or APIs you've built. This full-featured platform consists of an OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect standard-compliant authentication service, open-source libraries, application registration and configuration, robust conceptual and reference documentation, quickstarts, code samples, tutorials, and how-to guides.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Microsoft identity platform authentication flows & app scenarios

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/authentication-flows-app-scenarios Learn about application scenarios for the Microsoft identity platform, including authenticating identities, acquiring tokens, and calling protected APIs.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

UWP considerations (MSAL.NET) - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/msal-net-uwp-considerations Learn about considerations for using Universal Windows Platform (UWP) with Microsoft Authentication Library for .NET (MSAL.NET).
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Use the Azure storage emulator for development and testing

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/common/storage-use-emulator The Azure storage emulator provides a free local development environment for developing and testing your Azure Storage applications.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Using web browsers (MSAL.NET) - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/msal-net-web-browsers Learn about specific considerations when using Xamarin Android with the Microsoft Authentication Library for .NET (MSAL.NET).
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Migrate Xamarin apps using brokers to MSAL.NET - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/msal-net-migration-ios-broker Learn how to migrate Xamarin iOS apps that use Microsoft Authenticator from ADAL.NET to MSAL.NET.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Code samples for Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/sample-v2-code Provides an index of available Microsoft identity platform (v2.0 endpoint) code samples, organized by scenario.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Microsoft identity platform authentication libraries

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/reference-v2-libraries Compatible client libraries and server middleware libraries, along with related library, source, and sample links, for the Microsoft identity platform endpoint.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Register mobile apps that call web APIs - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/scenario-mobile-app-registration Learn how to build a mobile app that calls web APIs (app's code configuration)
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Call a web API from a mobile app - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/scenario-mobile-call-api Learn how to build a mobile app that calls web APIs. (Call a web API.)
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin Android system browser considerations (MSAL.NET) - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/msal-net-system-browser-android-considerations Learn about considerations for using system browsers on Xamarin Android with Microsoft Authentication Library for .NET (MSAL.NET).
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

How to use object (Blob) storage from Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/blobs/storage-xamarin-blob-storage The Azure Storage client library for Xamarin enables developers to create iOS, Android, and Windows Store apps with their native user interfaces. This tutorial shows how to use Xamarin to create an application that uses Azure Blob storage.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Token cache serialization (MSAL.NET) - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/msal-net-token-cache-serialization Learn about serialization and customer serialization of the token cache using Microsoft Authentication Library for .NET (MSAL.NET).
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

ADAL to MSAL migration guide (MSAL iOS/macOS) - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/migrate-objc-adal-msal Learn the differences between MSAL for iOS/macOS and the Azure AD Authentication Library for ObjectiveC (ADAL.ObjC) and how to migrate to MSAL for iOS/macOS.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Use brokers with Xamarin iOS & Android - Microsoft identity platform

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/develop/msal-net-use-brokers-with-xamarin-apps Learn how to setup Xamarin iOS applications that can use Microsoft Authenticator and Microsoft Authentication Library for .NET (MSAL.NET). Also learn how to migrate from Azure AD Authentication Library for .NET (ADAL.NET) to Microsoft Authentication Library for .NET (MSAL.NET).
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin.Forms StackLayout Tutorial - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/get-started/tutorials/stacklayout/ Learn how to organize views in a one-dimensional stack, with the Xamarin.Forms StackLayout, either horizontally or vertically.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Detect dark mode in Xamarin.Forms applications - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/user-interface/theming/dark-mode Dark mode can be supported in any Xamarin.Forms application using a combination of ResourceDictionaries, DynamicResources, and platform knowledge.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Web Views in Xamarin.iOS - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/ios/user-interface/controls/webview This document describes the various ways a Xamarin.iOS app can display web content. It discusses WKWebView, SFSafariViewController, Safari, and app transport security.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin.Forms MediaElement - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/user-interface/mediaelement This article explains how to use MediaElement to play video and audio in a Xamarin.Forms application.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Using Team City with Xamarin - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/tools/ci/teamcity This guide will discuss the steps involved with using TeamCity to compile mobile applications and then submit them to Xamarin Test Cloud.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin.Forms Dual-Screen Design Patterns - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/app-fundamentals/dual-screen/design-patterns This guide explains how Xamarin.Forms supports a variety of different design patterns optimized for dual-screen devices.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin.Forms dual-screen layout - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/app-fundamentals/dual-screen/twopaneview This guide explains how to use Xamarin.Forms TwoPaneView to optimize your app experience for dual-screen devices such as Surface Duo and Surface Neo.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin.Forms dual-screen platform helpers - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/app-fundamentals/dual-screen/dual-screen-helper This guide explains how to use Xamarin.Forms DualScreenHelper class to optimize your app experience for dual-screen devices such as Surface Duo and Surface Neo.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Xamarin.Forms dual-screen device capabilities - Xamarin

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/xamarin-forms/app-fundamentals/dual-screen/dual-screen-info This guide explains how to use Xamarin.Forms DualScreenInfo class to optimize your app experience for dual-screen devices such as Surface Duo and Surface Neo.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Plan for Entity Framework Core 5.0

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/ef/core/what-is-new/ef-core-5.0/plan For EF Core 5.0, we plan to investigate, improve, and document the experience of using EF Core with: Blazor Xamarin, including using the AOT/linker story WinForms/WPF/WinUI and possibly other U.I. frameworks This is likely to be many small improvements in EF Core, together with guidance and longer-term
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EF Core tools reference (Package Manager Console) - EF Core

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/ef/core/miscellaneous/cli/powershell For example, this is true of Xamarin and Universal Windows Platform apps.
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Installing Entity Framework Core - EF Core

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/ef/core/get-started/install/ EF Core can run on other .NET implementations like Xamarin and .NET Native.
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Supported .NET implementations - EF Core

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/ef/core/platforms/ While EF Core's support on .NET Core is covered by automated testing and many applications known to be using it successfully, Mono, Xamarin and UWP have some issues. ... For Xamarin-specific issues use the issue tracker for Xamarin.Android or Xamarin.iOS.
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EF Core tools reference (.NET CLI) - EF Core

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/ef/core/miscellaneous/cli/dotnet For example, this is true of Xamarin and Universal Windows Platform apps.
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Breaking changes in EF Core 3.0 - EF Core

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/ef/core/what-is-new/ef-core-3.0/breaking-changes Why This is part of a strategic decision across .NET technologies to focus energy on .NET Core and other modern .NET platforms, such as Xamarin.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Markdown reference for docs.microsoft.com - Contributor Guide

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/contribute/markdown-reference Learn the Markdown features and syntax used in the Microsoft Docs platform.
Published Date : Friday, April 3, 2020

Quickstart: Connect a Node.js MongoDB app to Azure Cosmos DB

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cosmos-db/create-mongodb-nodejs This quickstart demonstrates how to connect an existing MongoDB app written in Node.js to Azure Cosmos DB.
Published Date : Thursday, April 2, 2020

Console app using Azure Cosmos DB's API for MongoDB and Golang SDK

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cosmos-db/create-mongodb-golang Presents a Golang code sample you can use to connect to and query using Azure Cosmos DB's API for MongoDB.
Published Date : Thursday, April 2, 2020

Xamarin quickstart - PlayFab

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/gaming/playfab/sdks/xamarin/quickstart This guide will help you make your first PlayFab API call in the Xamarain IDE using C#.
Published Date : Thursday, April 2, 2020

Xamarin SDK - PlayFab

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/gaming/playfab/sdks/xamarin/ Landing page for the PlayFab Xamarin SDK.
Published Date : Thursday, April 2, 2020

Visual Studio 2019 Preview Release Notes

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/releases/2019/release-notes-preview Get the latest pre-release features, bug fixes, and support for Visual Studio 2019. Available for pre-release testing. Download today.
Published Date : Thursday, April 2, 2020

Prepare apps for mobile application management with Microsoft Intune

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/intune/developer/apps-prepare-mobile-application-management The information in this topic helps you decide when you should use the App wrapping tool and the App SDK to enable your custom line-of-business apps to use the mobile app management policies.
Published Date : Thursday, April 2, 2020

App protection policies overview - Microsoft Intune

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/intune/apps/app-protection-policy Learn how Microsoft Intune app protection policies help protect your company data and prevent data loss.
Published Date : Thursday, April 2, 2020

Frequently asked questions about MAM and app protection

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/intune/apps/mam-faq This article provides answers to some frequently asked questions on Intune mobile application management (MAM) and Intune app protection.
Published Date : Thursday, April 2, 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 : Thursday, April 2, 2020

Azure for AWS professionals - Azure Architecture Center

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/architecture/aws-professional/ Understand the basics of Microsoft Azure accounts, platform, and services. Also learn key similarities and differences between the AWS and Azure platforms. Take advantage of your AWS experience in Azure.
Published Date : Thursday, April 2, 2020

Design XAML in Visual Studio and in Blend for Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/xaml-tools/designing-xaml-in-visual-studio To create Xamarin.Forms apps, install the Mobile development with .NET workload in Visual Studio. ... Blend for Visual Studio is not installed; Blend doesn't support Xamarin.Forms apps.
Published Date : Thursday, April 2, 2020

Advanced features - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/advanced-feature-overview Build mobile apps for iOS, Android, and Windows in C# and F# by using Xamarin.
Published Date : Thursday, April 2, 2020

Cross-Platform Mobile Development in Visual Studio - Visual Studio

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/cross-platform/cross-platform-mobile-development-in-visual-studio The easiest way to find Xamarin templates is to just search on "Xamarin." ... Xamarin exposes the native functionality of Android, iOS, and Windows as .NET classes and methods. ... For more details, see Learn about mobile development with Xamarin and the Xamarin.Forms documentation.
Published Date : Thursday, April 2, 2020

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 : Thursday, April 2, 2020

Xamarin.Forms - MediaElement - Code Samples

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/samples/xamarin/xamarin-forms-samples/userinterface-mediaelementdemos/ This sample demonstrates how to use the Xamarin.Forms MediaElement control to play media (UI)
Published Date : Thursday, April 2, 2020