In the previous post (Audio Recording using MediaRecorder using Xamarin in Visual Studio), we have seen how to record an audio. In this post we are going to see how to play audio using Xamarin. The Simplest way to play audio in android is using the inbuilt MediaPlayer class. Lets create the User interface for the App. Add a button in the Main.axml file,… Read More »
When you start debugging by using F5, Visual Studio builds and deploys the app in a respective packages in the local storage, and then starts the app. If you stop the debugging, you can run the app from installed location or if you execute it from Visual Studio again, Visual Studio just update the packages with updated components… Read More »
Visual Studio 2013 introduced “Simplified New Project Dialog” control that makes easier to select a project type like ASP.NET MVC, Web Forms, Web API, Single Page Application (SPA) etc. The new project selection allows you to select a project type with combination of ASP.NET MVC and Web Forms or even of some other types. Recent update of Visual… Read More »
Have you even wonder to change the XAML UI designer background? May be; by applying some color that you like or to be more focused on work, by making a single color background. By default the background of the XAML UI designer is two color pattern fill; which depends on the theme that you have selected.
Using Visual Studio 2013, you can now drag and drop the XAML controls directly into the document outline. Earlier the control drag and drop was restricted only to the XAML Editor. One of the basic problem due to that restriction was to find and place control in a proper location, mostly when there a big chunk of code.
Visual Studio 2013 introduces a nice feature that moves the selected code block up and down. This feature was often required for code movement or refactoring code, as for example, selecting a block and moving it into a method quickly. Here is the good news for XAML developers; Moving the code block up/down also supports in XAML code editor.
In the previous post I have discussed about the new Go To Definition feature with Visual Studio 2013 XAML Editor. You have seen how the Go To Definition works with objects, properties, XAML controls as well as custom controls. Another very interesting and useful fact is, the Go To Definition feature is also works with Resource files. When you… Read More »