Touch management is handled quite differently on Android and iOS. Xamarin.Forms offers a nicely designed abstraction, inspired from the iOS APIs, which works across Android, iOS and UWP. Gestures can be useful to provide effective UX for seeking on videos and changing volume.
Fun with crossplatform gestures and 360 videos by @martz2804
Animations are important when developing a mobile app, it can make any boring application into a super fun one. Xamarin Forms makes it really easy to work with animations in the code behind but what if we want to create some simple animations that we can add to any control in a very easy way.
Plug and play animations in Xamarin Forms by Charlin Agramonte
One of the best parts of a mobile device is their instant access to the internet. As a mobile app developer, it’s great to be able to pull data from the server to our apps to provide users with a delightful experience.
So one of the challenges that we continually face is, "Are we connected to the internet". Each platform has different API's for working this out, but the good news is that Xamarin.Essentials can take care of all that for you.
Easily Check Mobile Device Connectivity with Xamarin.Essentials by James Montemagno