Podcast: Enhanced XAML Productivity with MFractor

Pierce Boggan

In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, I’m joined by Matthew Robbins to discuss his XAML productivity tool MFractor, building add-ins for Xamarin Studio, code generation with Roslyn, and his journey from idea to product.

MFractor: Productivity Tools for Xamarin.Forms

MFractor is an add-in for Xamarin Studio and Visual Studio for Mac that contains productivity tooling for Xamarin.Forms, including:

  • XAML analysis to detect dozens of code issues at design time and enable you to fix them in a few clicks.
  • The ability to easily explore projects with MVVM navigation shortcuts, XAML tooltips, image tooltips and XAML go-to declaration.
  • XAML refactoring to rename namespaces, import controls, and organize your XAML.
  • Capability to quickly generate C# code by implementing ViewModels, generate missing bindings, create bindable properties, and more, all from your XAML.

MFractor XAML analysis in action to help you fix issues in your XAML.

Check out the MFractor documentation portal for a full listing of features. Want to see it live in action? Be sure to watch Matthew Robbins demoing the features live on The Xamarin Show with Microsoft’s James Montemagno.

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