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.

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Contributing to Open Source is more than just code


Posted on Saturday, December 7, 2019

Getting involved in open source is more than just writing code. I have had this same conversation with several developers over the last week. So you know what that means, BLOG POST!

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Publishing Reference Counts for Connected Observables


Posted on Friday, November 15, 2019

While looking into GH-2170 I wound up digging through RefCount on the dotnet reactive repository. So, when I get into the guts of code that is over my head, I talk to the guru's. I got schooled by a Functional Reactive Programming sorceress about two specific Reactive Operators Publish() and RefCount(). I am come down from the mountain top with knowledge for the people!

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