In this episode, Robert is joined by Stefan Wick, who shows how to convert a desktop app to a UWP app using the Desktop Bridge. Stefan demonstrates some of the benefits of using the Desktop Bridge, including clean install and uninstall and taking advantage of Windows 10 features including push notifications, Live Tile updates and […]
This week, James is joined by friend of the show Charles Wang, Automation Software Engineer at Microsoft, who talks to us about the importance of testing mobile applications. We focus on user interface automation with Xamarin.UITest to build out a full test suite for mobile apps all in C# from Visual Studio and Xamarin Studio for […]
The UWP Community Toolkit is a collection of helper functions, custom controls, and app services. It simplifies and demonstrates common developer tasks building UWP apps for Windows 10. To view the source code and contribute to the community, go to aka.ms/UWPCommunityToolkit. To read more details about the latest update, check out this blog post.
In this episode, Robert is joined by Jeremy Foster, who just did a GitHub for Windows users course for Microsoft Virtual Academy. Here, he focuses on how you can use GitHub in both Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code. Jeremy covers: GitHub Extension for Visual Studio [05:30] Creating and using repos [08:00] Committing changes and […]
South Ridge is a sample app that demonstrates media playback in your UWP app for desktop, mobile, and Xbox One. Learn more about UWP apps on Xbox at h and read more details about media playback in this blog post.
This week, James is joined by Josh Weber, HockeyApp Program Manager, who talks to us about the next step of DevOps after Continuous Integration, which is Delivery. Gone of the days of emailing around install files and packages as we can eliminate all of this tediousness and delight our testers with Continuous Delivery. Josh shows […]
Backdrop is a sample app that demonstrates how to use background audio in your UWP app for desktop, mobile, and Xbox One. Built with Xamarin, it can also run on Apple TV. Learn more about UWP apps on Xbox at h.
In this episode, Robert is joined by Adam Driscoll, author of the very popular PowerShell Tools for Visual Studio. This extension is a set of tools for developing and debugging PowerShell scripts and modules in Visual Studio. With this extension, you can edit, run and debug PowerShell scripts while leveraging Visual Studio’s editor and debugging […]
Welcome to The Xamarin Show Snack Pack Edition. A Snack Pack is bite sized episode that is focused on a specific topic and covered in just a few minutes. Today, we take a look at the many ways of running Android applications on emulators and devices from Visual Studio and Xamarin Studio. Segments: [00:40] Visual Studio […]
In this video, you’ll learn about Atmosphere, a sample weather app that combines the Windows 10 UWP SDK with the Unity engine for rendering 3D graphics. You can read complete details about the sample in this blog post. You can get more information about creating UWP apps for Xbox at h.