There has been an increase in the number of different people contributing to Xamarin.Forms now which is fantastic! Gerald, who now works on the Xamarin.Forms team, shares his story of getting started contributing to Xamarin.Forms.
Contributing to Xamarin.Forms: My Story by Gerald Versluis
There's multiple ways of handling visual states in your app pages, views or controls. Depending on how you utilise these techniques, they all might be fine to use. However, you don't need to stick with just one way of handling your states, they all have their pros and cons.
In this first post in a series on Visual States, Mikolaj looks at the pro's and con's of directly binding to the UI element visibility property.
Working with Visual States (Part I - Binding) by Mikolaj Kieres
Renowned Pluralsight author and Xamarin developer, podcaster and blogger Jesse Liberty is back with a new series on advanced Xamarin.Forms. In part 1, he talks you through creating an API that will live on Azure and support all CRUD operations.
Advanced Xamarin.Forms Part 1 – The API by Jesse Liberty
Login is a very common scenario in all applications, not just mobile. A lot of people prefer to use existing accounts either for Social Media or others like Google/Microsoft instead of creating a whole new account.
Evgeny Zborovsky answers some questions about how to use Facebook login in Xamarin.Forms.
Using Native Facebook Login Button in Xamarin.Forms QA by Evgeny Zborovksy