Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Create a portable class library, part of Visual Studio Essential Training: 07 Understanding Project Types.
- Making reusable code is a touchstone of…software development.…We even have a clever name for the…symptoms that lead to refactoring repetitious code.…Don't Repeat Yourself, which is associated with…a D-R-Y, or "DRY", acronym.…Here is a course on lynda.com that…talks about this concept for WordPress.…Really, the whole point of creating a class…library project is reusability.…As our apps spread across platforms and…operating systems we run into a dilemma.…How do we make class libraries…that work across these diverse systems?…One answer is by creating a services…layer but I'll save that topic for later.…
In this video I'll talk about the concept…known as portable class libraries.…My solution has two solution level folders.…One, for my portable class libraries.…I've got two of them in here; One that shows you…what a default project looks like and the one that…actually contains the code I'll use in the demo.…And then, in the Consumers folder, I have three projects.…I have a WPF, or Windows Presentation consumer, I have…
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 08/21/2017. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover the following Visual Studio 2017 topics: exploring an empty project template, using third-party project templates, creating a portable class library, and creating a mobile app with Xamarin.
1. Project Types
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