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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Forcing a Specific Target Platform With PackageReference

In my last post about Using Prism with Xamarin.Forms & GTK# I showed how to force the use of .NET Standard reference when using NuGet with packages.config. You may prefer using the <PackageReference> tag in your csproj and found that those changes do not work for your scenario. This post will show you how to achieve the same override with PackageReference based projects. Using Package Reference If you already have packages installed and are using a packages.