DevOps promotes the collaboration between developers and other IT stakeholders to optimize software delivery. For many organizations, it’s a challenge for teams to come together with the right mix of priorities and expectations. Application Development Manager, Dave Harrison, shares five of his favorite DevOps books.
In a recent post from his blog, Premier Developer Consultant Jim Blizzard shows how to navigate past some of the issues when setting up VSTS builds for a multi-project Xamarin.Forms solution.
The other day I wanted to create a DevOps CI / CD pipeline for a simple Xamarin.Forms app that I’d created.
Senior Developer consultant, Wael Kdouh, walks us through what it takes to get Xamarin.Android working with the latest “24” SDK Build-tools package.
Google recently released a new final version “24” of the Android SDK Build-tools package. Of course, being a good citizen meant that I used the Android SDK Manager to update to the latest version.
In a recent post from his blog, Premier Developer Consultant Marius Rochon talks about problems with single SignOut.
Single Sign In relies on the token issuer holding on to a cookie, which tells it about the user identity after the first signin.
In this post, Senior Application Development Manager, Neal Champion shares an overview of the UK Dev Briefing Day. This annual event typically runs in the spring of each year, covering up-to-date presentations on the latest tools and development capabilities for the Microsoft platform.
In a recent post from his blog, Premier Developer Consultant Joe Healy shows us how to create global resources in Xamarin Forms.
Xaml developers moving to Xamarin Forms are hoping to take some of their good habits from the Windows (WPF/Silverlight/UWP) dev world with them (probably a few of their bad ones as well but we don’t want to talk about those).
In a recent post from his blog, Premier Developer Consultant Bill Reiss shows us how to avoid data binding in List Views for Xamarin Forms.
This post was inspired by Jason Smith’s Evolve session discussing performance in Xamarin Forms. Jason gives a lot of great information and I highly recommend watching the video.
As part of our effort to further represent the diversity of developers and the regions we support, we are happy to announce several posts translated to Spanish for our Latin American audience. The posts can be easily filtered by LATAM or Region_LATAM tags.
In a recent post from his blog, Premier Developer Consultant Joe Healy shows a fantastic cross platform plugin for working with connectivity scenarios in Xamarin.
The plugin works with iOS, Windows UWP, Android, using Forms as well as native targets. The repository has full source code for the plugin.
In a recent post from his blog, Premier Developer Consultant Bradley Ball gives us a step-by-step overview of how to use SQL Server Random Workload Generator
Many developers develop their own T-SQL, many DBA’s have to maintain that SQL. If you are looking for a way to generate a workload against a SQL Server to practice performance tuning techniques,