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dotnetConf Keynote by Miguel de Icaza
State of the platform, future of the platform, the disclosure of secret plans and 25 slides on linking code. 😆
The Xamarin evolution process
Ever wondered how you as a community member can propose a change to the Xamarin ecosystem? This is the document for you; it outlines the process of how a concept grows from a rough idea into something that can improve the Xamarin development experience for millions of programmers.
Maoni Stephens was on "On .NET" last week
Garbage Collection, ever wanted to learn more? Well here is a chance; Maoni Stephens is one of the core engineers whom you usually wouldn't get access to. She is responsible for the implementation and performance of .NET's garbage collector.
An insightful, must read authored by Kent Boogart where he shares his abstraction that allows you to swap out your application's service layer quickly. By flicking a switch, you can run your application against a simulated back-end.
Strings and the CLR - a Special Relationship
Another insightful read that explores under the hood of how the CLR allocates strings by Matt Warren whom you may know as one of the geniuses that created this fantastic .NET performance testing library. Miguel de Icaza commented on Twitter that Mono/Xamarin uses the same tricks under the hood.
UI Interactions - The best inspirations for you.
A fantastic resource that is updated daily that contains a curated collection of mobile application interactions.
Cakebuild joins the .NET Foundation
At NDC Oslo today, Gary Ewan Park from the Cake project team announced that Cake is joining the .NET Foundation.
Android .axml intellisense coming soon to Visual Studio
The upcoming preview release (v4.1) of Xamarin for Visual Studio is jam packed full of new additions, one feature that really shines is the addition of Intellisense for Android
Detecting low power mode
So after Uber recently talked about their data on how customers with a very low battery are willing to accept almost any amount of surge pricing, you might be wondering how you can do the same bump the prices of your IAPs 😆. Keith Harrison gives us the details.
Integrating Mixpanel Analytics into your Xamarin.iOS app
Some interesting insights were shared in this blog post by Mark Gibaud on his experiences in binding a 3rd party library that heavily used Objective-C macros. Macros are a compiler directive; you cannot bind to a compiler directive.
Parties for WWDC
Looking for other events in and around San Francisco during WWDC? They're probably listed in this app.
Fun with Expressions
Robert Mikhayelyan, from the Windows User Interface (Composition) team, shows you how to build a parallax scroll view by mixing the Composition API with Expressions.
Global Resources in Xamarin.Forms
What was once thought not possible with Xamarin Forms, is now possible thanks to this discovery by Jesse Liberty. Use this advice to define your application styles in a single place and have all views/controls automatically inherit the dictionaries.
5+ iOS Developer Job Offers in 1 Week
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