Category Archives: Tips



Switching between Solution and Folder View in Visual Studio 2017

Using Open Folder option (File –> Open –> Folder), and selecting a folder, Visual Studio opens the selected folder to work with. This makes easy to work with source codes without Projects or Solutions. Whiles this makes very convenient to explore files and work with them, you can take advantage of change view of Solution Explore in […]

Real Time Telemetry for your BoT using Application Insights

Application Insights helps us to track applications health in real time. You can track your application availability, performance issues, user’s session and diagnose crashes faster than ever. It’s provides a real time dashboard for your app to monitor your application. It is fast, very easy to configure and provide very powerful insights for your application. We […]

Understanding the Navigation Pattern for iOS Mobile App Development

Navigation patterns are more important to an application which defines the way the application will works and also how does it provides the information to the user. Every application that’s been created till now should have navigation in them. Understanding the types of navigation helps the developer to choose the right one for their app […]

Turn On / Off – “In-App XAML Inspection Toolbar” from Visual Studio 2015

Using the In-App XAML Inspection toolbar we can directly access the Live Visual Tree and Live Property Explorer from the running application. Live Visual Tree shows the hierarchy of all UI elements in the app that we are debugging and the Live Property Explorer shows properties of UI elements at runtime. Combination of these two […]

Applying Styles for Xamarin Forms control in Android from XML File.

Styles are one of the most important things that makes the apps more beautiful. Xamarin Forms support styles in build, but when the user needs to apply different styles to different platform then he can either apply them using platform specific code in common styles or by using the renderer for each platform and applying styles […]