How to use an Android device for ASP.NET development

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  • Code-Server

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    In this article, I will show you how to turn your Android device into a machine for web development with .NET 5. For the sake of fun, we will do all the necessary configuration steps directly on a tablet without the aid of another computer. The basic idea is to use code-server, which enables us to run VsCode on a remote machine and access it in a browser.

  • termux-packages

    A build system and primary set of packages for Termux.

    We are going to use SSH for accessing our server during setup. For this, we can use Termux, which is an Android terminal emulator and Linux environment app. You can use Termux for many development related tasks - even to install NodeJS and use it to develop web applications to some degree. Sadly, at least at the time of writing this article, it is impossible to use it for .NET development. But it is worth to keep an eye on Termux/.NET compatibility for the future - https://github.com/termux/termux-packages/issues/516.

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