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Getting Started: .NET MAUI

Get started with building native, cross-platform desktop and mobile apps in .NET

Unlock the potential of modern app development with .NET and C# using .NET MAUI. This course provides a comprehensive look at the open-source platform .NET MAUI, which builds upon Xamarin.Forms and expands its reach from mobile to desktop. If you've worked with Xamarin.Forms, you'll find many familiar aspects in .NET MAUI, along with new features and improvements. The course covers how to develop multi-platform apps using a single project structure while also addressing how to include platform-specific code and resources when necessary. Through this course, you'll gain a deeper understanding of how to efficiently manage your app's logic and UI layout in a unified codebase. Join Brandon Minnick for an informative exploration into the world of .NET MAUI, perfect for developers looking to get started or enhance their skills in building cross-platform applications.

Curriculum

Welcome

0:24

What will you learn in this course?

1:02

Who is the course for and prerequisites

0:32

What is .NET MAUI?

4:33

Installing .NET MAUI

4:30

What is a ContentPage?

1:11

Installing the .NET MAUI Community Toolkits

1:49

The MauiProgram.cs

2:20

Layouts

1:25

VerticalStackLayout

5:46

HorizontalStackLayout

3:28

AbsoluteLayout

13:24

Grid

16:09

ScrollView

6:24

Padding

4:27

Margins

6:48

What is XAML?

3:29

XAML in Code

15:58

What is a CollectionView?

2:21

Creating our first CollectionView

17:26

Handling CollectionView SelectionChanged

6:58

Using the RefreshView

6:12

Colors

4:50

What are Resources?

3:37

What are Styles?

1:14

Using Styles

3:46

Theming

3:22

What are Behaviors?

1:06

Adding a behavior

9:32

What are Triggers?

0:48

The VisualState triggers

1:27

Leveraging VisualState

2:20

What are Gestures?

2:14

Adding a gesture

1:39

What are Application Lifecycles?

0:51

Using the Application Lifecycle

3:01

The Page Lifecycle

1:30

Using the Page Lifecycle

1:46

What is Shell?

1:02

Navigation examples

2:00

Creating the AppShell

4:46

Adding the Details Page

2:23

URL based routing

3:28

Transferring data

3:11

Completing the Details Page

8:30

What is MVVM?

3:33

Why MVVM?

0:47

The new Folder Structure

2:29

Creating the base ViewModel

1:45

Creating our first ViewModel

13:47

The Binding Context

3:51

Updating the List Page

24:19

Running our app

1:09

What is the MVVM Community Toolkit?

9:30

Using the MVVM Community Toolkit

12:43

Fixing a weird iOS bug

8:17

Running our app again

0:43

MVVM using XAML

36:14

Conclusion

0:53

Course Info

Level:
Getting Started
Duration:
5h 15m

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About the Author

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Brandon Minnick

Brandon is a Microsoft MVP and a .NET Developer Advocate at AWS, where he gets to work closely with the developer community to help fellow mobile app and cloud developers make 5-star apps. Brandon has nearly a decade of experience creating iOS and Android apps in C#, previously working at both Xamarin and Microsoft. He is also the lead maintainer of the popular .NET NuGet packages ".NET MAUI Community Toolkit" and “AsyncAwaitBestPractices." Brandon is an avid mobile app developer who loves to code and has contributed to and published countless apps!

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