XAMARIN: GETTING STARTED WITH PRISM – MESSAGING

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For the last part of this Getting started Xamarin with Prism series, I would like to discuss about using  Messaging in Xamarin forms. We will use our previous project from our Part3 of the getting started series and here is the link for the Repository: https://github.com/KirkPatrickJunsay/XamarinPrismSample

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XAMARIN: GETTING STARTED WITH PRISM 6 (PART 3) – NAVIGATION

For the third part of this Getting started Xamarin with Prism series, I would like to discuss about using  Navigation in Xamarin forms. We will use our previous project from our Part2 of the getting started series and here is the link for the Repository: https://github.com/KirkPatrickJunsay/XamarinPrismSample

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C# – Designing Applications using Interface

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We always hear the word Interface when we are creating Systems whether it be in Java or C# language. We all know that Interfaces are just binding contracts between two different entity or Classes. Another reason to implement Interfaces is too have a more decoupled system or a more cleaner Separation of Concerns. But sometimes like me, has a hard time grasping the true value of Interfaces in creating a program.

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C#: Design Patterns – Singleton

In today’s article I would like to briefly discuss one of the commonly used design pattern in software engineering which is Singleton Pattern. Singleton pattern is usually being used if you are creating a system that only needs one instance of a class and that instance will be used throughout the lifecycle of the application. Common scenarios of using Singleton pattern is for logging, database access, etc.

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Xamarin: GETTING STARTED WITH PRISM 6 (PART 2) – Command

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For the second part of this Getting started Xamarin with Prism series, I would like to discuss on how to use Command in Xamarin forms. By the way if you missed the Part 1 of this series you can check this article.

Command

When you say Command, for example in Win Forms it’s just an event that was fired
due to let’s say a button click or an event brought by textbox lost/on focus but in Xamarin
Commands are just methods that are directly binded from your view e.g. (Button, MenuItem, ToolbarItem) and executes the binded method in your ViewModel.

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Xamarin: Getting Started With Prism 6(Part 1)

 

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In today’s article I will discuss about the basic requirements you need to perform for running Xamarin Forms with Prism 6 framework. So what is Prism by the way, Prism is a framework which originated as a XAML application framework mainly during the early days of WPF. It was previously maintained by the Patterns and Practices division of Microsoft prior to becoming an open source platform. Here are the following features we can get for implementing Prism in our Xamarin forms:

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C#:Basic Azure Storage Table Operations

Last time in our discussion on creating Azure storage table, using our developer’s account, we have successfully deployed our Azure storage using the M.S. Azure portal. We also used a tool called Azure Storage Explorer in creating our sample Table which also contains sample Entities. For today’s article I will teach you on basic operations, e.g. (Insert, Select, delete) you can perform on your Azure Storage using a C# Console application.

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