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Why I Choose Xamarin to Build Cross-Platform Mobile Apps

It has been a little over 7 years since I left my day job at Canon crafting wonderful printer workflow management software, to dive into the world of mobile development. At the time it was an extremely tough decision because I had been only working on desktop Windows Forms and WPF applications, and this change meant entering a whole new unknown world of platforms that I didn't know much about. 

C# 8 is fixing interpolated verbatim strings

Ever since string interpolation has been added as a feature in C# there was a minor nuissance that was bugging me quite a bit. If you were using String interpolation on a verbatim string you had to put the symbols in a specific order or else it would not work.

C# Futures: Defer

Best known for its use in Go and Swift, C# proposal #1398 seeks to add defer statements. If you are not familiar with the concept, it can be summarized as a finally block appearing at the beginning of some code instead of the end.

Running with Server GC in a Small Container Scenario Part 1 – Hard Limit for the GC Heap

I’ve checked in 2 configs related to specifying a hard limit for the GC heap memory usage so I wanted to describe them and how they are intended to be used. Feedback would be greatly appreciated.

ASP.NET Core: Saturating 10GbE at 7+ million request/s

It’s coming up to 2 years since I last posted about the performance of ASP.NET Core;during its preview, pre version 1.0. As preview 2 of has ASP.NET Core 3.0 has just been to released; it’s time to follow up, and find out how its evolved.

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