A new day in .NET development has arrived with .NET 5.0. How will this impact existing applications? What items should be considered when creating new projects? Many key decision points exist, and there is a lot to think about as we architect for the future.Read Full Article
Supporting Dark Theme mode in mobile devices can be hard to understand, however, with Xamarin Forms it is actually quite easy to accomplish using features that have been possible since Version 4.7. This post explores the process to add support for Dark Mode with the Shell sample project.Read Full Article
Open-source software is a part of everyday life in 2020, however, many users of open-source don't truly understand what they are getting by using an open-source project. Lets explore how open-source projects are managed, and optionally funded, and how we can be better open-source consumers.Read Full Article
You would think that a directory rename is a simple process when using Git-based source control and the Visual Studio provided tools for working with git. However, it isn't as trivial as one might believe!Read Full Article
Sometimes you just cannot fix everything yourself, when looking at a holistic security approach it is important to understand what other options might exist. Web Application Firewalls present a unique opportunity to help improve security.Read Full Article
In a perfect world, all of your EF Queries will be simplistic and not require complex logic, and the EF system itself will generate high-quality & performant queries in the process. Sadly, this utopia doesn't exist; however, tools are available, including PredicateBuilder that makes things work well with minimal effort.Read Full Article
Leveraging the percentage of code covered by Unit Tests can be a critical metric when monitoring the maintainability of your solution. However, it can also result in futile efforts with limited results. Lets explore improving that story.Read Full Article
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