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Oct 15, 2020

Adding Dark Theme Support for Xamarin Forms Shell

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.

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Oct 14, 2020

Understanding Open-Source: Your Role

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.

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Sep 11, 2020

Architecting for Scalability/Redundancy

Building applications that can handle varying load levels and failover scenarios can be a tricky situation. Let us review some of the key architecture considerations for system development to support various models of scale/redundancy.

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May 04, 2020

Using PredicateBuilder with EF Core for Complex Queries

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.

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