Xamarin Podcast: Drawing, Visual Studio 2019, Virtual Meetups & More!

Matt Soucoup

Keeping up with the latest in .NET, C#, Xamarin, and Azure is now more fun than ever! Co-hosts Matt Soucoup and James Montemagno cover a range of topics relevant to Xamarin developers from designing mobile apps to identity management. In this month’s podcast episode, James and Matt explore drawing with Xamarin.Forms, the latest new releases of Visual Studio 2019 and Visual Studio for Mac. Additionally, they review how to get your meetup rolling with the .NET Foundation.

Xamarin Podcast: Drawing, Visual Studio 2019, Virtual Meetups

Drawing What You Want with Xamarin.Forms

Ever looked at your app and thought, “It needs some shapes or gradients to make the final touches”? Now with Xamarin.Forms 4.8, you can customize that design experience for your users. Tune-in to find out how you can draw any shape you want using Xamarin.Forms 4.8. Including adding in the content of an SVG file with the ease.

And you need gradients? Xamarin.Forms has gradients too! This podcast episode has you covered.

Latest Releases

If you were not yet aware, there are new versions of Visual Studio 2019 and Visual Studio for Mac out in the wild. Matt walks you through how those help your Xamarin development life cycle. Matt even learns a new word. “Adornments.”

In addition to the drawing goodness that Xamarin.Forms 4.8 brings, Matt and James also discuss a few other great features from the latest releases. Find out more through the episode.

Latest News

Make your app support multiple languages. The guys review a blog post that offers pointers on how to do just that.

Listen-in to find out all about how the .NET Foundation will make attending or even hosting a user group easier than ever before.

Entity Framework Core on Xamarin

Entity Framework Core works on Xamarin. There is even a brand new quick-start to prove it! And Matt lets you in on a little secret – how you can make it even better. Check out the podcast to find out more.

This classic duo also covers how many videos it would take to put together an entire course on learning Azure SQL. As it turns out, the answer is 61.

Even More?

We can’t forget about the Azure Service of the Month and the Pick of the Pod! All of that and more in this month’s Xamarin Podcast!


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