The first time I tried to do a Release build of my UWP application, I thought that Visual Studio had hung in some horrible loop, pegging the CPU. After all, it takes seconds to perform a debug build, surely if the release build wasn’t done in, say, a couple of minutes, something was broken, right?
One of the big advantages we .NET developers have is the plethora of UI controls that are available to us. Granted that it seems that these controls, in general, rarely do everything we need them to, but most provide extensibility through XAML templates and styles and allow us to tweak them to our needs.
Several years ago, my wife Wendy and I embarked, with friends, on a road trip to Labrador (a round trip distance for us of approximately 3000 km). Being that I’ve always wanted to be a writer, I brought along my very expensive MacBook Pro. You know, in case the urge and opportunity arose.
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