Our Favourite Blog Posts from April
This month there's lots of exciting news coming out of Microsoft
Build 2018. But there were also plenty of interesting articles last
month - here are our favourites.
BlazeDown: An Experiment with Markdown and Blazor - Ed
Ed Charbeneau has been experimenting with Blazor, a .NET web
framework, to create a .NET markdown editor that runs in the
browser. You can try it out here.
Sneak Peek at WebAssembly Studio - Michael Bebenita
WebAssembly is the magic that makes .NET run in the browser.
This article shows off an online IDE that Mozilla have created to
teach people about WebAssembly. You can compile their sample
program, written in C, to WebAssembly and then inspect the output.
What's nice is that you can hover over keywords to find out what
they can do. Try writing your own functions and see how they are
compiled to WebAssembly.
First Steps with Nullable Reference Types - Jon Skeet
C# 8, which is still in preview, introduces nullable reference
types. Jon Skeet shares his thoughts as he updates one of his
libraries to use this new feature.
What's New for Xamarin Developers in Visual Studio 2017 Version
15.7 Preview 3 - Pierce Boggan
Visual Studio keeps getting better. We're excited about the
improvements that will make building cross platform apps even
easier, especially the improved IntelliSense for Xamarin Forms.