Duane Newman


Coder - Speaker - Microsoft MVP - Scuba Instructor

I’m a geek and I love sharing about the technologies that excite me. I do this through speaking at conferences, user groups, and other local events, organizing the Kansas City .NET User Group, providing technical training, writing on my blog, and sometimes on other outlets like Twitter, GitHub, Instagram, and YouTube. I’m honored to have my community involvement recognized by Microsoft with their MVP Award.

I don’t just geek out over software development. I also teach SCUBA diving as a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor. If you are interested in discovering the underwater world through SCUBA I’d love to talk. You can learn more at Duane & Lisa's Diving Adventures.

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Using Prism With Xamarin.Forms & GTK

I’m working on project to replace my car radio with a custom digital dashboard. I’m building it on a RaspberryPi and would really like to use Xamarin.Forms and Prism, so I started out with adding a GTK# frontend to my Xamarin.Forms project. Adding the GTK# Backend Project Before we can add the GTK# project we need to actually install the GTK# libraries. Head over to The Mono Project to download and run the GTK# for .