Using Dependency Injection Everywhere

Recently I started putting together some extensions to make my life even easier with Dependency Inje [More]

Using "Unsupported" DI Containers with Prism

Developers around the world rely on Prism to build some pretty amazing apps. When I first saw Prism [More]

Developer Toolkit for Visual Studio Mac

Several years ago when I was still just a web developer wanting to break into mobile development, I [More]

Prism 7.1 Preview 3

Today we released the 3rd Preview for Prism 7.1. This is a very significant release for us and conta [More]

Prism 7.1 Preview 1

Maintaining a library can be exceptionally difficult. As time progresses new demands arise that were [More]

.NET Standard & the New Project Format for Xamarin Developers

.NET Standard has really changed the ballgame for .NET Developers. In large part because the entire project system has experienced a revamp. [More]

Xamarin DevOps In A Box

Several Months ago I set out to make some of the most powerful Xamarin Project Templates. I've gotten a lot of feedback on the Prism QuickStart Templates and how they have accelerated Mobile Development for Developers. One of the features that has really caught the attention of so many developers is the Application Secrets generation. [More]

Prism for Xamarin Forms Preview 3

So much goes into developing a Xamarin Forms application, and Prism for Xamarin Forms is continuing to make your mobile development a little easier. Today we released Preview 3 for Prism 7, and a lot has happened since I published the Sneak Peak and the changes to Autofac. [More]

Prism Template Pack in Visual Studio for Mac

Prism Template Pack in Visual Studio for Mac
Prism users have long enjoyed some great Template packs available for Visual Studio and Xamarin Studio. Visual Studio for Mac though has been a real challenge due to problems with the Mono Addins site not building the Prism Addin. It's been a very common request among our Mac users to get this support back. [More]

Breaking Changes for Prism Autofac Users

It's certainly been no secret that I've told user's that Autofac wasn't really a good choice for Prism Forms. To be honest just looking at the benchmarks between Autofac and DryIoc or SimpleInjector which may soon be supported, Autofac just isn't that appealing to me. The truth though, is that I wasn't just steering people away from Prism Autofac for this reason alone. Before Prism introduced .NET Standard support, we were limited to targeting Autofac 3.5. As anyone familiar with Autofac is likely aware, the ContainerBuilder.Update(Container) method was deprecated. Autofac quite annoyingly wants to be an immutable container. This is problematic for frameworks like Prism, or any developer who wants to dynamically load dependencies. [More]