Monthly Archives: September 2015

Upcoming speaking engagements and travels!

.NET, IdentityMine, MVVM, Technical stuff, Visual Studio, Windows 10, Work, WPF, Xamarin, XAML
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Wow it’s autumn already! When did that happen? The Summer was very busy, with a lot of super interesting work at IdentityMine, the release of MVVM Light V5.2, and preparation for an upcoming article in MSDN Magazine (more about that later) and even some work on some personal apps I wanted to port to Windows 10 and improve.

In the coming few weeks, I have some travel coming up, with speaking engagements. Here is the list below, and I will update it if something new comes up. I really hope to have a chance to see you at one of these talks, and if you do come, please come say hi and let’s chat!

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What is the “ApplicationInsights” package in Windows 10 universal apps, and do you need it?

Technical stuff, Universal Windows Platform UWP, Visual Studio, Windows 10, Work
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When you create a new Windows 10 universal application in Visual Studio, you might have noticed that a reference to Microsoft.ApplicationInsights is added to the references folder. In fact, there are three Nuget packages, and one ApplicationInsights.config file in your project. So what is this, and can you remove it?

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MVVM Light V5.2 is live!

.NET, Blend, MVVM, Technical stuff, Universal Windows Platform UWP, Windows 10, Xamarin, XAML
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This week I published MVVM Light V5.2 to Nuget and to the Visual Studio Gallery.

There are a few highlights which are described as always in the Change Log. See further below for a more detailed explanation of some of the changes.

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