Getting Started With .Net Core Command Line Tooling

In this article, we will talk about how to get started with .Net Core Command Line Tools. So let`s get started.

What is .Net Core?

It is a general purpose cross platform development platform supported by Microsoft.

Characteristics:

  1. Cross Platform
  2. Provides command line tools.
  3. Open Source
  4. Supported By Microsoft.

In this article, we will talk about the command line tooling provided by .Net Core.

Getting Started:

.Net Core 1.0 command line tool chain is a cross platform tool which allows us to develop .Net core applications using command line interface. It`s first RTM release was announced on June 27, 2016. It is the primary layer on which other higher level tools are built. We can use the .Net core command line interface on Windows, Mac and various flavors of Linux including RedHat. For more information on supported opearating system click here. Commands are same on each supported platform. Means even if I use Mac machine to learn the command line tooling, I can use the same commands on Windows or Linux machine and continue learning.

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List of Android Versions

In this article, we will go through the android operating system versions. The main purpose of this article is to note down all the major versions with API levels, so that we can reference it whenever needed.

Introduction:

Names of android versions follows a simple pattern. Versions are named alphabetically from A up to N. As of writing of this article current android version is Nougat (API level 24).  Each major release version is named after something sweet. Below is the list of android versions. 

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Navigate From One Activity To Another Activity In Xamarin Android Application

In this article, we will talk about how to navigate from one activity to another activity in Xamarin Android application.

Introduction:

Real world android applications consist of many activities. Consider an example of Gmail android application. When user opens up the application on their android device, first screen display all the emails in a list and when user tap on any email, then it navigate to another screen to display the content of that email.

In previous post, we learned how to create a simple hello world Xamarin android application in visual studio 2015 using C#. Now in this article, we will learn how to navigate from one activity to another activity on an event like button click. So let`s get started.

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Getting Started With Xamarin Android

In this article, we will talk about how to create a simple hello world android app using Xamarin Android in Visual Studio 2015 using C#. So let`s get started.

Introduction:

In previous post, we talked about how to setup windows machine for Xamarin development. Now in this article, we will create our first hello world android app using Xamarin Android in Visual Studio 2015 using C#.

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How To Set Up Windows Machine For Xamarin

In this article, we will talk about how to setup windows machine for Xamarin.

Introduction:

In previous article, we talked about how Xamarin can help us to build cross platform mobile applications using C#. Now in this article, we will setup our windows machine for Xamarin. Using Xamarin on windows machine, we can develop apps for Android and Windows Phone only. In this article, our main focus will be on getting Xamarin with Android SDK installed. So let`s get started.

Xamarin is included in every edition of Visual Studio including the Visual Studio Community Edition. If you don`t have Visual Studio 2015 already installed on your machine, then you can download the free Visual Studio Community Edition from Visual Studio Website.

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