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Five Things to Love About Xamarin.Forms 3.5 | The Xamarin Show

This week, James is joined yet again by friend of the show David Ortinau, Xamarin SDK & Xamarin.Forms Program Manager, tells us all about the latest features to love in Xamarin.Forms 3.5. You don't want to miss this awesome episode packed with features such as Bindable Layout, Accessibility Support, and tons of community contributions. Show Links: GitHub: Little Things PlaygroundBlog: 5 Things You'll Love in Xamarin.Forms 3...



Inception with Azure DevOps | Visual Studio Toolbox

In this episode, Donovan is joined by Gopinath Chigakkagari from the Azure DevOps team. Gopinath shows how they use Azure DevOps to build Azure DevOps! He also shows how to integrate Azure DevOps to multiple 3rd party tools and deploy to multiple clouds with a single pipeline. Resources Start using Azure DevOpsAzure DevOps documentationDevOps at Microsoft



Using Azure Boards with GitHub | The DevOps Lab

Damian speaks with Alex Nichols about how to integrate Azure Boards with your GitHub project. As your organization and projects grow it can get challenging to stay focused on what's most important next and organize the various types of work involved to make progress. Now you can integrate Azure Boards with your code repository on GitHub to reduce the integration tax of using multiple systems by simply mentioning work items in your commits or pull requests...



Application Insights integrations and service updates | On .NET

In this episode, Michael Milirud (@micwebnet) returns to give us updates on some new capabilities that are available Azure Application Insights. He shows us demos covering Azure DevOps, dependency tracing, Azure Functions integration, and much more...



Visual Studio for Mac: Using Navigate To | Visual Studio Toolbox

In this video, Sayed Hashimi will show you how you can improve your productivity when developing apps with Visual Studio for Mac. Navigate To is a feature that's similar to the Visual Studio Quick Launch feature. Sayed will show you how to Navigate your solution, find files, find text in files, and more using Navigate To...



Secure Storage (Xamarin.Essentials API of the Week) | The Xamarin Show

Xamarin.Essentials provides developers with cross-platform APIs for their mobile applications. On this week's Essential API of the week we take a look at Secure Storage, which enables you to easily and securely save data into the system wide key store/chain. Show Notes: Xamarin.Essentials DocumentationXamarin.Essentials Getting Started DocumentationSecure Storage DocumentationSource CodeFind James on: Twitter, GitHub, Blog, and his weekly development podcast Merge Conflict...



Third Party Azure IoT solution accelerators | Internet of Things Show

Leverage partner built, open sourced, Solution Accelerators to expedite your IoT solution development. Several Microsoft partners have developed solutions ranging from edge video analytics, to digital signage, to remote well monitoring for oil and gas. These are published under our partner's GitHub repositories and free for anyone to use, rebrand, or even resell. Visit the Device Partner Center: Discover the 3rd party solution accelerators: https://aka...



Blockchain based registries | Block Talk

Registries are used in every industry and in multiple scenarios. Blockchain-based registries that are shared, immutable and cryptographically secure serve an important need, but it's not often apparent how to write these sort of contracts. In this episode we review a blockchain devkit accelerator that can help generate the contracts from simple JSON based descriptions. URL: https://github...



Azure Instance Metadata Service updates for attested data | Azure Friday

Azure Instance Metadata Service is used to provide information about a running virtual machine that can be used to configure and manage the machine. With the latest updates, Azure Marketplace vendors can now validate that their image is running in Azure. Azure Instance Metadata serviceInstance metadata data categoriesAzure Virtual MachinesAzure MarketplaceCreate a free account (Azure)Follow @SHanselman Follow @Azure Don't miss an episode of Azure Friday - Follow @AzureFriday



Xamarin.Forms 101: Command Parameters | The Xamarin Show

Let's take a step back in a new mini-series that I like to call Xamarin.Forms 101. In each episode we will walk through a basic building block of Xamarin.Forms to help you build awesome cross-platform iOS, Android, and Windows applications in .NET. This week we will look at passing parameters into commands with MVVM. Show Notes: Xamarin.Forms Data Binding DocumentationXamarin.Forms 101: CommandsFind James on: Twitter, GitHub, Blog, and his weekly development podcast Merge Conflict...