Author Archives: billreiss

Why are Compiled Data Bindings Important in XAML

This is part 1 of 2 in a series. The next post will focus on how to implement compiled data binding in Xamarin Forms. Before we get there, let’s take a look at the history of compiled data bindings and why we should use it. When Windows 10 was being developed, the Windows team was… Read More »

React Native for Windows Goes Mainstream

At the Build conference on Tuesday May 7, 2019, Microsoft presented a session on React Native for Windows. You can find the presentation at the link below, and I highly recommend watching the video to get more than my condensed version here. React Native is a popular framework created by Facebook to allow developers… Read More »

Making Sense of .NET 5

Today at the first day of Microsoft’s annual Build conference, Microsoft announced .NET 5 which will be released in November 2020. This led to some confusion in discussions with some of my colleagues and friends. What about .NET Core? Isn’t that the future? The road forward? The answer is yes, and more so than ever.… Read More »