Capturing image or video is very common requirement for any windows store app. Displaying the Camera preview in a app is very easy now a days with the help of MediaCapture class. But this causes an issue where when the user tries to minimize the app or tries to switch some other app in the screen then the… Read More »
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 »
Visual Studio Code, a lightweight cross-platform code editor for develop and debug modern web and cloud applications. This cross-platform development tool can run on your preferred platform – Windows, Linux and OS X. By now most of you are very much familiar with this editor and using it. Here is the recent of update of this editor, and… Read More »
It is not easy to debug a windows service with the help of Visual Studio. We won’t be able to run them directly from Visual Studio, we need to install and start the service and further attach a debugger to it. So let’s see how we can make sure we can debug a windows service without installing it… Read More »
Visual Studio Test Explorer gives us a quick access to the test methods and execute them efficiently as and when they are required. We have seen how we can Explore and Manager Unit Tests Using Test Explorer in Visual Studio . Text Explorer listed the test methods, with passed / Failed Status along with time taken for each… Read More »
This question came up after one of our previous post – Understanding Code Coverage – How to determine which portion of code is being tested in Visual Studio ? . We discussed about different colors of code coverage area and how it looks like when the code is covered, not covered or partially covered. For few, the colors… Read More »
Xamarin is a cross platform mobile application development with C# as shared codebase, developers can create native iOS, Android, and Windows apps using Xamarin tools. In this blog we will see how to write a simple Andriod Application using Xamarin in Visual Studio 2013. Before start building your application, you need to install Xamarin.Android in your development machine.