Asynchronous Programming void return types with Reactive Commands

Posted on Thursday, February 27, 2020

I'm a big kid (I'm actually not big, so I guess a playful adult is more accurate), and I like to play games, care to indulge me in a quick game? Let's play a game that I seem to lose at quite often. "What does the code do?"


Setting up nteractive on macOS for ZSH

Posted on Friday, February 14, 2020

Friday night I was hanging out with Michael Stonis, Ryan Davis and others on Michael's live stream. He was working through a problem in a Unit Test, which I am sure we all have done. He comments saying, "All of this won't make the unit test". Me being a comedian in my own head started goading him. "Looks like LinqPad work to me." I said this knowing there is no LinqPad on macOS and I clearly see he is using a Mac. Two days prior I had a conversation with another friend about the only thing I miss from Windows development is LINQPad!


Using Microsoft Build Central Package Versions for Xamarin

Posted on Thursday, January 9, 2020

Have you ever worked on a project where any given developer adds nuget packages references. Have you ever audited package versions across a solution only to find your issue is version mismatches? Have you ever had two different projects depend on two different versions of the same dependency?! Have you sourced a package only to receive an error because another package relies on a different version of the same dependency? If you answered yes to any of the questions, you're in luck! Today we are going to see how Central Package Versions can help alleviate the issues of package dependency purgatory. This concept isn't new, there is now an MSBuild Sdk that provides a central way to manage the concern.