AndroidX, App Bundle and Profiled AOT for Xamarin Android

What was so amazing about this is that the App Bundle was showing a download size that was roughly around 20% of what the traditional APK per ABI would produce. [More]

Getting Started with Azure Pipelines for Xamarin Developers

Getting Started with Azure Pipelines for Xamarin Developers
DevOps for Xamarin apps is a rather large topic. Rather than trying to go A-Z in one bite, I thought [More]

Using Dependency Injection Everywhere

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

Demystifying the SDK Project

Demystifying the SDK Project
The new SDK Style projects really help make what's going on in the project system easier to understand and customize because it's not polluted by a lot of insanity. [More]

Azure Active Directory B2C for Xamarin Applications

Azure Active Directory B2C for Xamarin Applications
So why yet another blog post? Well to be honest the documentation can be a little confusing, and there is more to the setup of a tenant than you may have read about. [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]

Secure App Builds with AppCenter

AppCenter has been touted as this wonderful new service from Microsoft. It's supposed to make it easier to build, test and distribute our apps. [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 7.0 for Xamarin Forms Sneak Peek

Prism 7.0 for Xamarin Forms Sneak Peek
If you're a Xamarin developer, chances are you've been through a struggle or two with NetStandard. NetStandard offers a lot of advantages, but support has been slow going in many cases. Xamarin Forms only recently began shipping NetStandard. Prism users have been asking for a while now to have NetStandard support. Obviously for WPF users NetStandard really doesn't offer any advantages, and for UWP it just creates a few headaches, but that hasn't stopped requests for the Core to support NetStandard or for Prism Forms to be converted. For a while now I've been either pointing people to my preview templates or telling them to use the PackageTargetFallback attribute with the new csproj format. Well, I'm happy to say that Prism for Xamarin Forms is now available in NetStandard! [More]

Azure Mobile Client Helpers

Azure Mobile Client Helpers
I do however remember an initial sense of excitement for being able to add Online/Offline syncing to my apps. That excitement gradually faded a little when I started to deep dive into the library and realized that every project I wanted to use the Azure Mobile Client, meant that there were a number of helpers I would need to recreate. [More]