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UWP – UI Thread and Multiple Views

UIThread UWP Dispatcher

What is “multiple view” in UWP? In UWP, your “main” application can open a new – separated – view. Here is a link from the Microsoft website. When should you use multiple views? In many cases it is useful to be able to open multiple views: – An email app that lets users view a […]

UWP – Theme Overview

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How to get current Windows 10 Theme? In the namespace Windows.UI.ViewManagement, you can Access to the UISettings class. It will allow you to get the Window background and deduce the current theme. How to set the theme when multiple views are open? You must iterate all the views via the CoreApplication. Secondly, you can go […]

C# – MongoDB

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Here is a simple example of how to use MongoDB with C#. What is MongoDB? MongoDB is a cross-platform document-oriented database program. Classified as a NoSQL database program, MongoDB uses JSON-like documents with schema. How to use the MongoDB? Because MongoDB has to run on a server, you then have two options: install it or […]

WPF – ProgressBar

WPF - ProgressBar

In this simple example, we will see how to create and manipulate the ProgressBar control from WPF in a MVVM way. Let’s start with the View in XAML: And now the ViewModel: Happy coding! 🙂

MongoDB Realm – Simple example

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Here is a simple example on how to use MongoDB Realm with C#. What is MongoDB Realm? MongoDB Realm will combine Realm, the popular mobile database and data synchronization technology, and MongoDB Stitch, the serverless platform for MongoDB, into a unified solution that makes it easy for you to build powerful and engaging experiences on […]

Xamarin IOS – Manage InputTextView size and scrolling

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Introduction This post is linked to my previous one about the keyboard (available here). The idea now is to manage InputTextView size and scrolling correctly. It’s a nightmare to scroll inside a small input. That is the reason why the scrolling is disabled until the height reach the middle of the screen. In the screenshot […]

C# – Custom Attribute

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In this article, we will see together how to create our own custom attribute with C#, and then get the value of it thanks to reflection through a simple example. What is an Attribute? An attribute is basically a metadata object used to provide declarative information to a class, property, enum, … You can retrieve […]