Fixing video file not streaming from Azure Blob Storage on Android

Oh ooh! Video file not streaming on Android… While developing a Xamarin.Forms app, we encountered an issue where an mp4 file wouldn’t play on Android, on iOS everything worked perfectly! To display the video we are using the MediaElement from… Continue Reading →

Fixing build issue in MAUI preview 8

Since a few week I’ve been playing around with preview builds of .NET MAUI. Installing MAUI Preview 8 A couple of days ago Microsoft released the latest preview version of MAUI: preview 8. Although I’m pretty sure I’ve followed every… Continue Reading →

Multi targeting based on file name in MAUI

The MAUI way: a single Project With Xamarin.Forms, we typically had this kind of project structure: A shared project, containing all of our shared code and different ‘head’ projects for each platform you want to target. This isn’t the case… Continue Reading →

Select TextBox content when tab focussed in UWP

For a LOB application I’m building, one very important request is the fact that users should be able to input/edit data as fast as possible. Allowing users to use the tab key to navigate from one input control to another… Continue Reading →

Watch for changes in Blazor WASM to automatically reload your page

The first times I used Blazor WASM, I found it annoying that I wasn’t able to make changes to the HTML while debugging and immediately see the result in the browser. As a developer mainly working with XAML in frontends,… Continue Reading →

UWP randomly throwing System.ExecutionEngineException => a Fix!

While debugging my UWP apps, I recently started getting this System.ExecutionEngineExeptionrandomly (roughly 50% of the time) when navigating to a new page. Today I finally found a fix for this, thanks to some awesome people on Twitter and in the… Continue Reading →

Uploading UWP AppxBundle to App Center in Azure DevOps

App Center is a great way to distribute (alpha/beta) releases of your Windows or UWP app to (internal) testers. Especially when you make the distribution to App Center a part of your pipelines. You commit (or trigger it manually) and… Continue Reading →

Accessing UWP APIs from a Win32 application

The term UWP is used for a lot of things: UI (WinUI), the Windows AppModel, Windows Runtime API, Store Apps,…  As I’m planning to keep this a short blogpost, I’m not going to discuss this here 😀 For sake of… Continue Reading →

Reading Belgian eID in UWP using SmartCardReader

I couldn’t find any samples to read a Belgian Electronic Identity Card in a UWP application. With the DeviceInformation and SmartCardReader classes it is very easy to access the devices/readers connected to your PC. But how do you get information… Continue Reading →

Gotcha! Deploying Azure Notification Hub with ARM Template (APNS Token and Certificate)

While setting up Azure Notification Hubs with ARM templates, I encountered a nasty pitfall. I’m sharing it here hoping that it might help out other developers and for a future reference for myself as well. 😉 I’ll be sharing the… Continue Reading →

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