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How to Launch Android Emulators and iOS Simulators From the Command Line

I use the iOS Simulator and AVDs (Android Virtual Devices) heavily, and was getting frustrated with the need to manually launch the two from Xcode and Android Studio, respectively. So I spent a little time setting up commands that let me launch these tools from my terminal. I named them ios-simulator and android-emulator, and here’s […]

Getting Started with Telerik UI for UWP

Have you heard of Telerik UI for UWP? It's a suite of UI controls for Universal Windows Platform (UWP). You can find the source code (Apache License v2.0) and the documentation on GitHub. What's more, we're now accepting pull requests and issues for bugs/feedback! The suite contains controls that address common UI requirements in line-of-business […]

XAML Standard Demystified

Most spoken languages in the world have various dialects. And this isn't a bad thing since it adds to the diversity and richness of the given language. Trouble crops up when language dialects become combative – refusing to co-exist and forcing one's wishes onto another. Poor humans now have to understand multiple dialects to make […]

5 CSS Properties That You Probably Don’t Know

Every year new CSS properties are standardized and made available in major browsers for you to use. They are meant to make the life of web developers like you easier, and to allow the creation of new and beautiful designs. In this article, I'll cover 5 CSS properties that are relatively new, that you've probably […]

Using XAML in Xamarin.Forms – Part 3: Accessing Dynamic Data

The first article in this series on using XAML in Xamarin.Forms looked at what XAML is, its benefits, and some of the basics of using it. The second article dove a little deeper, looking at how to access static data – or data that doesn't change – from XAML. I could stop right there if […]

5 Ways to Export from ASP.NET to Word and PDF Files

Building feature rich applications can often leave users asking to take visual elements off the screen to be used elsewhere. Being able to export from an application to Word or PDF opens up new possibilities, such as sharing, reporting or even satisfying Sarbanes–Oxley (SOX) audit requirements. Getting data out of your application and into standard […]

Building Native iOS and Android Apps With Vue and NativeScript

Vue is a popular JavaScript framework for handling the view layer of your application. NativeScript is technology that lets developers use JavaScript to drive completely native iOS and Android applications. Together the two technologies let you build mobile apps with the simplicity you expect from Vue, and the power you expect from NativeScript. The NativeScript […]

Building Reusable UI Components in ASP.NET Core

In recent years, the modern web platform has propelled itself forward at the speed of light. Open source web development communities have popped up on GitHub like canvas tents at peak-season campsites; and state-of-the-art technologies have emerged like fireflies in the night sky. Where was our friend ASP.NET, you ask? Startled by the clamor, it […]

Consuming Azure Machine Learning in ASP.NET Core

Azure Machine Learning (ML) provides the infrastructure for building custom machine learning models. Once an Azure ML predictive model is deployed as a web service, a REST API is used to communicate with the model to evaluate predictions. Azure ML web services are REST API and JSON formatted messages that can be consumed by a […]

The Xamarin Live Player Unpacked

It is 2017, and it is almost criminal to say that your app doesn't work on a given mobile platform. This means, most mobile developers are building cross-platform apps. Xamarin has helped democratize cross-platform mobile development for .NET developers. You get world-class IDEs and tooling to build your Xamarin apps on any platform. But deploying […]