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Microsoft Worldwide Community Champion

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Playing with Xamarin Forms 4 of n

Playing with Xamarin Forms 4 of n

Today, I'm going to understand what's the difference between Xamarin Forms Portable and Xamarin Forms Shared. Xamarin Forms Shared - creates a shared project similar to a Universal Application in Windows. All the common code is included in build time. When you first create a...

Playing with Xamarin Forms 3 of n

Playing with Xamarin Forms 3 of n

I'm going to talk about navigation in Xamarin.Forms. Xamarin.Forms supports multiple navigation hosts built-in: NavigationPage - where the next page slide in. A Page that manages the navigation and user-experience of a stack of other pages. TabbedPage - the one you don't like. A Page that allows navigation between children pages, using...

Playing with Xamarin forms 2 of n

Playing with Xamarin forms 2 of n

Understanding how elements are measured and arranged is the first step in understanding layout. I was too excited to jump in to the Master Details Page control that I would most likely use if I create a mobile application. I was curious on...

Playing with Xamarin Forms 1 of n

Playing with Xamarin Forms 1 of n

Xamarin is hot today, so is mobile development. Since Xamarin Forms is released by Xamarin for cross UI mobile platform development. I will be blogging series on my adventure learning Xamarin forms from basic to advance. This introduction already assumes that...

WPF RichTextBox Performance issues 1 of n

WPF RichTextBox Performance issues 1 of n

I’ll be sharing in a series of posts on how to improve RichTextBox performance issues. RichTextBox works out of the box if you want to use it for a small rich formatting text file. When your requirements grow to say have a large amount of text loaded in the RichTextBox then you start to bump your head on the wall to know why is that. In a non production environment where we want to test if RichTextBox control is capable of doing certain functionalities that meets...

Microsoft Roslyn is now open source!

Microsoft Roslyn is now open source!

Traditionally, compilers are black boxes -- source code goes in one end, magic happens in the middle, and object files or assemblies come out the other end. As compilers perform their magic, they build up deep understanding of the code they are processing, but that knowledge is unavailable to anyone but the compiler implementation wizards. The information is promptly forgotten after the translated output is produced. For decades, this world view has served us well, but it is no longer sufficient....

Developing Apps in Windows 8 using C# and XAML e-Book

Developing Apps in Windows 8 using C# and XAML e-Book

Here is my first e-Book for everyone. I hope it helps! Download link: Steps to download. 1.) Right click -> Save link as e-Book: Developing Apps in Windows 8 using C# and XAML Visual Studio 2012 Solutions Project: Solution file for all examples in the...

Sneak peak for my first e-book

Sneak peak for my first e-book

It was a very busy year for me but here' sneak peak of my first e-book. The file should be ready for download when the New Year hits in the United States and after my flight. For the mean time, here's...

Day 2: Handling pointer events with Windows 8

Day 2: Handling pointer events with Windows 8

In this post, we will try to learn how to handle user interaction with Windows 8. As we all know, user interaction is very important when it comes to communicating your app to the user. For example, You want your app...

Day 1 : Creating your first basic Windows Metro App

Day 1 : Creating your first basic Windows Metro App

After learning on the new introduced Lifecycle framework, WinRT APIs, new controls, and many more. You might be noticing as an existing XAML developer from Windows Presentation Foundation, Windows Phone, or Silverlight that it should be easy to transition and...

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i'm leo lorenzo luis, i'm a computer science graduate from far eastern university - east asia college. i love to learn new things and share them in my website. i represented philippines at the microsoft imagine cup 2011 in new york city. i am also a microsoft most valuable professional for c#.
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