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Taking .NET MAUI for a spin

MAUI is essentially the evolution of Xamarin.Forms, embracing WinUI 3 and expanding from a mobile focus to desktop apps as well. It’s still in preview at the time of writing, but only just – release candidate 1 came out on April 12th 2022.

Running JavaScript inside a .NET app with JavaScriptEngineSwitcher

I was working on a side project the other day, and realised I really needed to use some JavaScript functionality. The thought of dealing with Node.js and npm again totally put me off, so I decided to look into the possibility of running JavaScript inside a .NET application. Madness right? It's actually surprisingly easy!

Discussing alternative memory management strategy for .NET

In this article, we are discussing problems that rely on Garbage Collector as a memory management strategy brings. Then we discuss the idea of adding C++ style “delete operator and destructors methods” to the .NET framework in addition to Garbage Collector.

View .NET collections with the new IEnumerable Debugger Visualizer

While debugging .NET code, inspecting a large and complex collection object can be tedious and difficult. Hence, starting from Visual Studio 17.2. Preview 2, we are introducing a new Visualizer, which will help you view IEnumerable objects such as Arrays, List, etc. in a customized tabular view.

8 quick tips to improve your .NET API

Every day we need to develop new APIs, whether at work or for study purposes, and some features can help us with the use of good practices in a simple way. And through this post, I want to show you some features that I use daily.

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