WPF Async Pack is a small library for creating asynchronous WPF applications. It’s not a framework, it was created mainly for the small applications where installing heavy frameworks is just overkill. It doesn’t have any dependencies and contains such the most used classes as AsyncCommand and BaseViewModel.
Read more in Binary-Studio’s blog.
My list of the essential addons that should be installed on Visual Studio 2015 for a comfort work. Nothing extra, just a minimal list of features that are missing by default.
I’ve released the first version of the helper application ResX Translation Tool that simplifies project localization and minimizes manual work with ResX files.
A short post about Visual Studio setting that disables the design editor for XAML files.
In C# in order to control what code should be executed we can use compilation directives #if, #else, #elif and #endif. For instance, we can compile certain code only in Debug mode and exclude one in Release. The question is how to achieve the same in XAML.
Imagine a quite common client-server application where server exposes REST methods and client communicates using HTTP requests. Requests and responses are serialized in JSON format. There might be a problem if you try to send and receive a DTO that contains a collection of interfaces or abstract classes. I will talk about usage of Web API and Newtonsoft Json.NET as it’s underlying serialization library.