Minimal API with .NET6

Juan Sturla Technical Leave a Comment

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 …

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.NET MAUI: Implementing platform behavior

Ruud Kobes Mobile Strategies, Technical Leave a Comment

.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 …

What’s New in Xamarin Forms 5?

Sebastián Pérez Insights, Technical Leave a Comment

It was 2019 when the launch of .NET 5 was announced at the annual event for developers (Microsoft Build). At the same time, it was announced that all platforms would be integrated into one. This integration included Xamarin as part of the .NET platform, something expected since Microsoft had acquired the framework. This also implied the appearance of a new …

10 Things You Should Know About Xamarin

Sebastián Pérez Insights, Technical Leave a Comment

Xamarin is used to create amazing cross-platform mobile applications! Did you know that cross-platform means you can actually share classes across .NET platforms? Our colleague Seba takes center-stage to explain 10 different things you should know about Xamarin. He shares some core definitions for Xamarin, as well as how to use it in practice:  Here is a summary of the …

Microsoft Build 2020 – What Day 2 Brought Us

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Another day at the 48-online Microsoft Build event! Microsoft delivered some more exciting updates and we are happy to share them with you in this blogpost. Did you miss the announcements from yesterday? You can still read those back here. Spoiler Alert: Microsoft is giving away vouchers for free certifications, continue reading to find out how to get yours!  The …

Microsoft Build 2020 – What Day 1 Brought Us

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In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, Microsoft has transformed this year’s Build conference into a 48-hour online event, accessible to everyone! Within this blogpost, we will look back at the first day of Microsoft Build 2020 and get you up to date with the most important announcements.  Already know what happened on the first day, but curious what they announced …

Bitcoin Halving: Friend or Foe

Sebastián Pérez Insights, Technical Leave a Comment

It is just a few days before the bitcoin halving happens. What is it about? First, let’s have a look at some interesting aspects about Bitcoin. I recommend you read this previous post on blockchain before continuing.  The Bitcoin White Paper was published in 2008 by someone with the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto. Its implementation occurred the following year and, a few …

Blockchain: things you need to know

Sebastián Pérez Insights, Technical 1 Comment

Nowadays, there are a lot of people talking about blockchain due to the financial movements of cryptocurrencies, but what does blockchain as a technology offer us?  The word itself gives us two important details: blocks and chains.  That was easy, wasn’t it?  The information is grouped and stored in a package with an identifier. This package is known as a block, …