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Building a Christmas tree with .NET 6

Back to all It doesn’t matter if this year you were a good kid or not since Santa Claus gave us some improvements and news about the .NET platform. Let’s create an imaginary Christmas tree with the last news on the .NET platform: 1 – .NET 6: The star that adorns the tip of the Christmas tree. The new version of this open source framework that have many features as unified common base libraries and SDK, support for Apple Silicon (Arm64) and long-term

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.NET Status 2021

Back to all The year is almost over and I think it’s good to do a review of how the .NET environment is currently doing. Let’s first take a look at what the .NET universe looks like: The big picture is not different today from 2020 but is definitely close to be as it is in the image. We can see that Xamarin is still appearing as a component. Would it be there next year ? .NET MAUI is also

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Xablu Team participates in the Monkey Conf

Back to all This week, on the first day of December, it was the fourth edition of Monkey Conf. Monkey Conf is a .NET related event, the biggest held in Spain. This edition and the one from the year before were online conferences because of the pandemic situation.While this might sound as a downside, it was a great opportunity for them to go global, allowing not only viewers from all around the world but also speakers. The talks Even though

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.NET Conf 2021: Updates in .NET MAUI

Back to all In the previous post I shared the videos that I recommend to see of the conference, however we didn’t see anything on .NET MAUI. Why? First because I was planning to do it in this post, but mainly because we are still in a preliminary version of this new .NET component and there weren’t many announcements. To start, if it is your first approach to .NET MAUI I recommend you to read this post and watch this

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.NET Conf 2021: 5 videos you have to see

Back to all The new version of .NET was released and the best place to present it is the most important conference that this platform has: .NET Conf. The conference was held over 3 days and had more than 100 speakers from around the world. And as I mentioned in the last post, I had the honor of being as a speaker 🙂 The conference had several topics of interest related to the launch of .NET 6 of which I

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.NET Conf 2021 is coming

Back to all As every year there will be a new edition of the most important .NET conference in the world: .NET Conf. This year will feature two tasty ingredients: the release of .NET 6 and … my first participation in the event 🙂 The conference will be held from November 9th to 11th and will focus mainly on what is new that introduces .NET 6. Also, it will introduce Visual Studio 2022 that has been recently released and we can

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Say goodbye to XamExpertDay

Back to all Last month there was an event that brings us a lot of content in the world of Xamarin: XamExpertDay 2021. Because of the global context, this year as last year was held virtually and was attended by Microsoft technical leaders and developers with a lot of experience in the world of Xamarin. Another curious fact is that it will be the last edition of the event at least with this name because Xamarin will be formally incorporated

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Minimal API with .NET6

Back to all In November we are receiving .NET6 and Visual Studio 2022 releases, these are going to be the first stable versions available to the public. For the time being we can have access to the preview of both products, it’s a great way to stay ahead of the technologies, even though they are not recommended for your applications that are in production, as they have some big improvements to be made. If you want to try the early-access

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.NET MAUI: Implementing platform behavior

Back to all .NET MAUI is right around the corner. Like its predecessor it offers sharing most code while building for multiple platforms. This includes the UI part. Of course there are still elements that require access to the platform, like accessing the camera, or something less common like customizing HttpMessageHandler behavior on iOS. For common use-cases Xamarin.Essentials was offered to Xamarin Forms users. Now with MAUI this library will be included in your application by default (named MAUI Essentials),

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