A Quick Update on Google Components for iOS and Android
One of the best parts about using Xamarin for mobile development is access to all of the platform APIs from C# bindings. Additionally, any native iOS or Android library can be consumed by a Xamarin application by creating a custom binding project.
A Quick Update on Google Components for iOS and Android by Jon Dick
Fundamentals of Design: Colour
Colour is an important part of daily life, and also an important design element. Just as it informs us about our environment, it can also be used by designers to inform users of how to interact with their design.
Using Lottie animations and finishing launching the App in debugging or using external tools to see the result is not ideal, right ?. Lottie Player is an addin for Visual Studio for macOS that allows you to preview (and interact) with the animation directly from the IDE.
[VS4Mac] Lottie Player, nuevo addin para previsualizar animaciones Lottie by Javier Suárez Ruiz
Enhanced Xamarin Development With MFractor
In this article, Matthew Robbins looks at three of MFractors handiest features, the XAML editor, Image Manager, and Font Importer. He also discusses how we can leverage them to save time and effort when building our Xamarin apps.
Enhanced Xamarin Development With MFractor by Matthew Robbins
How to Debug Your Android App over WiFi (without Root!)
Rene Ruppert put me onto this article about debugging o your android device over wifi. Super useful for all you wirecutters.
How to Debug Your Android App over WiFi (without Root!) by Norman Peitek
Introducing Android Q Beta
In 2019, mobile innovation is stronger than ever, with new technologies from 5G to edge to edge displays and even foldable screens.
With Xamarin.Forms 3.6 Xamarin/Microsoft is shipping a new feature, Visual. Visual was earlier a part of the Xamarin.Forms 4.0 release, but now it was included in the Xamarin.Forms 3.6 release.
Get Geo Location in background with Xamarin.Essentials on iOS
Getting the Geo Location by using Xamarin.Essentials doesn’t work when the app is in the background. Let’s see how we can ‘fix’ this (on iOS)!
Get Geo Location in background with Xamarin.Essentials on iOS by Pieter Nijs
Xamarin.Forms + SkiaSharp
SkiaSharp is an open source .NET wrapper library over Google's Skia, developed and maintained by Xamarin engineers. Read on to learn how to create awesome animations in your mobile app using Xamarin.Forms and SkiaSharp.
Xamarin.Forms + SkiaSharp: Create Awesome Cross-Platform Animations in Your Mobile App by Andrei Nitescu
Xamarin.Forms custom controls with SkiaSharpFiddle
Developing a Xamarin.Forms gauge control using SkiaSharp, using the productivity of SkiaSharpFiddle to break to write, run, debug loop.
Accelerate creation of Xamarin.Forms custom controls with SkiaSharpFiddle – Trailhead Technology Partners by Yuriy Holembyovskyy
Select Multiple Images and Videos
Need to allow a user to select multiple images and videos in a Xamarin.Forms app? Rendy has you covered.
Xamarin Forms Push Notifications with Firebase Cloud Messaging
Google’s new firebase cloud messaging is a great way to send messages to your users or devices. Best of all, it is a great way to get a little bit of extra background processing time on Android 8+. Xamarin has bindings for Android and iOS to make all of this really simple.
Xamarin Forms Push Notifications: a worked example with FCM on Android by Sam Williams
Building An Edit Label Custom Control in Xamarin Forms.
When displaying textual information to your user, you want it to be well displayed with good font size, appropriate style, text color… But you also want the user to edit this information with minimum efforts. You can have both with this smooth implementation.
Building An Edit Label Custom Control in Xamarin Forms. by Doumer
FlexLayout Comes to Hanselman.Forms
A post from James Montemagno about getting FlexLayout to work in the Hanselman app.
The Beautiful & Complex FlexLayout Comes to Hanselman.Forms by James Montemagno
Xamarin.Forms Bindable FlexLayout
A quick look into using the new BindableLayout with the FlexLayout.
Xamarin Forms Fast Renderers
Peter Foot looks into fast renderers in a two-part post.
Xamarin Forms Fast Renderers – Part 1 iOS by Peter Freeman Foot
Mobile Apps + Azure Keyvault ... Don't Do It!
Matthew Soucoup discusses how you can bring additional security to your mobile applications by using Azure Keyvault!
Mobile Apps + Azure Keyvault ... Don't Do It! by Matthew Soucoup
PODCASTS & VIDEOS
Merge Conflict 140: Visual Dreams and WebAssembly Wishes
It is time for more listener submitted lightning topics! This week we cover Xamarin.Forms Visual, how we start an app, WebAssembly wishes, career languages, and chat about people we deeply respect and admire.
POP! New docs, blogs, customer showcases, and Twitch streams!
Lots of new great stuff to talk about this month! New, new, new web pages galore! Xamarin landing documentation page, Xamarin development blog, and customer app showcase! James tells us how to debug ASP.NET Core Web APIs from Android, and find out what POP means. All of that this month and more!
POP! New docs, blogs, customer showcases, and Twitch streams! by Xamarin
Super Fast Image Loading for Xamarin Android Apps
This week, James is joined yet again by friend of the show Jonathan Peppers, Xamarin.Android engineer, shows us how to optimize image loading for Android applications when using traditional Android XML or developing with Xamarin.
Super Fast Image Loading for Xamarin Android Apps by James Montemagno
Online meetups happening:
Toronto Mobile .NET Developers Meetup, Youtube Live Event