Visual Studio 2019 Launch Event agenda and speakers now published
We’re only 15 days away from the general availability of Visual Studio 2019 and our virtual Visual Studio 2019 Launch Event.
Visual Studio 2019 Launch Event agenda and speakers now published by Rajen Kishna
How sharp are your design skills?
This is a cool little designer game that I saw recently. Can you spot what is wrong with each of the design layouts?
Everything you need to know about Loading Animations
Loading animations are part of just about every application. How do you do it right and what should you consider?
Everything you need to know about Loading Animations by Lisa Dziuba
BUSINESS & MARKETING
Mobile App Marketing Resources for This Year
Successfully driving profitable customer action will rely on solid market research and a deep understanding of your users’ needs, habits, and desires. You’ll also want to understand the mobile app category you’re operating in an in-depth way — who are your closest competitors? What are they doing well? What are their points of differentiation versus yours?
The Need-to-Know Mobile App Marketing Resources for This Year by Appsee
Introducing the New Xamarin Customer Showcase
A question which is often asked is, what are some applications that are built with Xamarin? Look no further!
Introducing the New Xamarin Customer Showcase by James Montemagno
Basic Tips and Tricks to Boost Productivity in Visual Studio
Visual Studio is a Microsoft IDE that is used by many developers worldwide every day. It is a great tool that provides a lot of interesting and very useful features to make a developer’s life a lot easier, but often, especially when we are new to the IDE we don’t utilize its full power.
Basic Tips and Tricks to Boost Productivity in Visual Studio by Marinko Spasojevic
Xamarin Forms Best Practices
ptDave has shared his best practices for Xamarin.Forms development based on his experience with a few projects. It's always great to see what other people are doing.
Xamarin Forms Best Practices by [ptDave]
Resolving Dependencies In Platform Pages, Renderers, Effects and Elements with Xamarin.Forms and Prism
We’ve been using Prism for a number of our Xamarin.Forms projects and for the most part we rely on the services being injected into our view models but a scenario came up recently where we wanted to access one of our services from within the platform implementation of a renderer.
Resolving Dependencies In Platform Pages, Renderers, Effects and Elements with Xamarin.Forms and Prism by Nick
Xamarin Rocket #1 — LineBreakMode
Thiago Bertuzzi is starting a blog series on quick Xamarin.Forms tips. This is the first rocket - LineBreakMode.
NOTE: Rocket is in Portuguese
Adding Touch Events to Xamarin.Forms FlexLayouts
Here is a technique to add gesture recognizer to elements within a collection of flex layout items.
Handling API’s with Xamarin with JWT
If you are writing an application that has it’s authentication with JWT, you might be wondering what is a good method to do this? I’ve used the HttpClient along with Xamarin.Essentials’s Preference tools for this.
Telerik Controls for Xamarin.Forms
The Telerik blog has had some good posts on using their excellent control suite:
Xamarin.Forms: Recurring Appointments and Built-in Scheduling Dialogs in Calendar
View PDF Documents with PdfViewer for Xamarin.Forms by Dobrinka Yordanova
PODCASTS & VIDEOS
Open Browser (Xamarin.Essentials API of the Week)
Xamarin.Essentials provides developers with cross-platform APIs for their mobile applications. On this week's Xamarin.Essential API of the week we take a look at Open Browser, which enables you to open the system optimized browser to any web address with a single line of code!
Open Browser (Xamarin.Essentials API of the Week) by James Montemagno
Xamarin.Forms 101: Application Resources
Let's take a step back in a new mini-series that I like to call Xamarin.Forms 101. In each episode we will walk through a basic building block of Xamarin.Forms to help you build awesome cross-platform iOS, Android, and Windows applications in .NET.
Xamarin.Forms 101: Application Resources by James Montemagno
Merge Conflict 141 - Visual Studio 2019 HYPE
HYPE HYPE HYPE! It is almost time for a brand new version of Visual Studio with awesome new features including a brand new editor on Visual Studio for Mac. We also look at source control, first run experience, C# 8, .NET Core 3, and so much more.
Get the gossip on the latest additions to the amazing Xamarin.Essentials - the mast have library for Xamarin development.
Xamarin.Essentials Adds Detect Shake, Browser Customization, Color Helpers, and More! by James Montemagno
Get Your Apps Ready for Apple's New Watch Processor Architecture :
Last fall, Apple announced that new applications and updates would need to support the Apple Watch Series 4. The Series 4 watch runs on a new processor architecture, ARM64_32, and the Xamarin team has been hard at work adding support.
Get Your Apps Ready for Apple's New Watch Processor Architecture : by Chris Hamons