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.NET Conf 2022

November will be the most exciting month for all the .NET developers around the world as new versions of .NET get released during its annual conference, .NET Conf. Quite like the previous years, this time also, it will be hosted virtually and can be joined online. .NET 7 is slated to release at this year’s conference scheduled as a three-day event starting Tue, Nov 8, 2022, through Thu, Nov 10, 2022.

Now updated with YouTube links to replay the recorded sessions.

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.NET MAUI – CommunityToolkit – MediaElement

The most requested feature from Xamarin.CommunityToolkit package, MediaElement, is now getting ported to the .NET MAUI CommunityToolkit following the MAUI’s very own handler-based implementation.

Peter Foot and other members of the repository are hard at work to make it available by the .NET 7 GA release timeframe scheduled early next month during the .NET Conf 2022.

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Blazor – All along the way – Hybrid Apps

This is the fourth article in the .NET MAUI – Blazor series and have provided links for the other 3 articles previously published.

This article primarily focuses on the Blazor Hybrid scenarios.

The reason is the potential of Blazor, the modern web UI stack based on Razor SDK and allows to work with C# language constructs which can be used across multiple frameworks with the introduction of BlazorWebView, now officially supported on .NET MAUI, classic Windows desktop application frameworks such as Windows Forms (WinForms) and WPF.

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Introducing Shared Class Library – Multi-target Xamarin.Forms and .NET MAUI from a single project

Very happy to announce the availability of the Shared Class Library project template, a library that targets both Xamarin.Forms and .NET MAUI from one single project.

We all know that .NET MAUI is an evolution of Xamarin.Forms targeting .NET 6 (as of this writing), a cross-platform UI stack (native UI) targeting the Android, iOS, macOS, and Windows platforms to complement the .NET toolchain (SDK & Workloads), and a single base class library (BCL).

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.NET MAUI hits GA – Stable Release – VS Install issue – Missing Xamarin.Forms templates

Much to the user’s delight, Microsoft released the stable version of .NET MAUI (General Availablity) a day before the start of its annual developer conference event, MSBuild.

The templates are out of the preview band with version # 6.0.312 and the package is now available to install from the NuGet.

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MVVM – Made Easy with Microsoft MVVM Toolkit – Part 2

This article is the second part of this MVVM – Made Easy series. The first part of this article, covering the basics, is linked here.

As seen in the first part, INotifyPropertyChanged (INPC) is the interface that defines the event which raises the notification whenever the value of the property gets changed.

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What’s New in .NET MAUI RC2

Yes, another RC in such a short span of two weeks’ time. A more polished version and most importantly Samsung Tizen joins the .NET MAUI bandwagon. And it seems one more RC to follow before the GA release later this month.

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MVVM – Made Easy with Microsoft MVVM Toolkit – Part 1

The Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) is a software design pattern that is structured to separate program (business) logic and user interface controls. The main advantage is, that the program logic is fully unit-testable as it functions independently of the UI controls (loosely coupled). It is very popular among the developers of XAML-based UI frameworks such as WPF, UWP, Xamarin.Forms, .NET MAUI, WinUI, and even other 3rd Party frameworks such as Uno.

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All-in-One .NET MAUI App Project Template – What’s New

This is a follow-up article describing the new features added to the latest release that supports .NET MAUI RC1. For installation and options available in this template, a detailed article is linked here.

This release is now loaded with 4 new features:

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.NET MAUI – RC1 – BlazorWebView – Streamlined

Yesterday, Apr 12, 2022, the first Release Candidate (RC) version of .NET MAUI got released with the freeze in API design surface before General Availability (GA) in May later this year. After multiple preview releases in the past 13 months, in fact, it all started with .NET 6 Preview 2 on Mar 11, 2021, and now reached the RC stage where it can be deployed to Production and backed by official go-live support policy.

Visual Studio 17.2.0 Preview 3.0 was also released with an updated Mobile Workload to support the same.