Summing up my week with NET Best Practices and Design Patterns

I’ve spent this week in London, attending a course on best practices and design patterns. The course was aimed at .NET developers, where the following was the main targets in terms of what we were to learn: Solve complex programming problems using design patterns Deliver bug-free code using test-driven development in Visual Studio Create layered…

NET Best Practices and Design Patterns Day 1

Monday night I arrived in London, ready to attend .NET Best Practices and Design Patterns. Yesterday we had our first day. In the classroom we’re 9 students, and there’s three attending online. There was about an hour of introductions and practical information before we dived into the first module of the course, so lets do…

Attending PubConf

Last week NDC took place in Oslo. Unfortunately I were not able to attend this year, but I were able to attend PubConf, which took place the day after NDC ended. ##The what Not quite a conference; Not exactly an after party; Inspirational conversations with amazing developers This is what PubConf is described as on…

Podcast recommendation Developer on Fire

Recently I started listening to the podcast called Developer on Fire, hosted by Dave Rael. Each episodes features a guest, and the whole idea of the show is that Dave talks to each guest while they tell their stories. The show describes itself like this: Podcast with inspiring interviews with successful software developers, architects, testers,…

InitializeComponent doesnt exist in current context

At Build 2016 it was announced that Xamarin would be included with Visual Studio, at no extra cost. It would also be included with Visual Studio Community Edition, rendering it completely free, which is great news. Anyway, when the update for Visual Studio became available I installed it and went to test my Xamarin apps…