GraphQL with .Net Core & Xamarin
Bas De Cort is starting a series of blog posts on getting started with GraphQL for Xamarin developers. If you are interested in such things, you should follow along.
GraphQL with .Net Core & Xamarin by Bas De Cort
Opt-out of Dark Mode on iOS, Android, UWP, and macOS
Everyone can't stop talking about dark mode now that iOS 13 and Android 10 are officially released. But maybe your app isn't ready, or you don't want to support dark mode. Well, James (as always) is here to help out.
Opt-out of Dark Mode on iOS, Android, UWP, and macOS by James Montemagno
A little open-source app from Brandon Minnick that uses Text Analytics API from Microsoft Cognitive Services to analyze the sentiment of each headline of HackerNews. If a headline is happy, 😀 will appear. If a headline is sad, 🙁 will appear. If a headline is neither happy nor sad, 😐 will appear.
brminnick/HackerNews by Brandon Minnick
Transporter Now Available on the Mac App Store
Uploading your apps to the App Store via the web site kinda sucks. However, The new Transporter app for macOS makes it easy to upload your binary to App Store Connect.
Xamarin UI Challenge - Credit Card Checkout
A Xamarin.Forms UI challenge to implement a nice credit card checkout design.
NOTE: Post is in French
Xamarin UI Challenge - Credit Card Checkout by Laurent
Connecting to localhost over HTTPS from simulators and emulators
Most mobile apps consume web services. During the development phase, it’s common to deploy a web service locally and consume it from a mobile app running in a simulator or emulator. Consuming localhost web services that run over HTTP is straight forward enough.
Xamarin: Connecting to localhost over HTTPS from simulators and emulators by David Britch
Xamarin.Forms send and receive SMS
We can easily send SMS from various platforms, but we can’t read SMSs so easily. Android is a bit more forgiving than iOS but turns out there is a way to have iOS receive a one time password (OTP) SMS. Interested, read on...
Drag and drop in Xamarin.Forms (Fixed for Android)
In this article, François shows you how to add a Drag and Drop interaction in your Xamarin.Forms app. All without native component or Custom Renderers.
Drag and drop in Xamarin.Forms (Fixed for Android) by François Raminosona
iOS 13 modal presentation styles
Matt Crombie investigates some of the new modal presentation styles in iOS 13 and how they can break your apps. But he also has some solutions for you as well.
Controlling iOS 13 modal presentation styles in Xamarin.Forms by Matt Crombie
Building an Accordion In Xamarin Forms
A fairly common scenario for UI's is to have an expanding section (or accordion view) as it's sometimes known. In this post Doumer covers one method of implementing this UI in Xamarin.Forms.
Replicating Facebook Profile UI in Xamarin Forms
Leomaris built a Facebook Profile UI in Xamarin.Forms. As always, if you want to get better at UI development with Xamarin.Forms it's a good to have a go at reproducing UI's. Practice makes perfect.
Replicating Facebook Profile UI in Xamarin Forms by Leomaris Reyes
PODCASTS & VIDEOS
Unit Conversion (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 the built in unit converters to easily convert.... units of measure!
Unit Conversion (Xamarin.Essentials API of the Week) by James Montemagno
Merge Conflict 171: The Beta Hangover
The beta summers are over and it is time for the beta hangovers where we have to somehow deal with all of the craziness now that new operating systems are out.
Welcome to Partly Cloudy!
Matthew Soucoup is starting a new video series called Partly Cloudy! In each season of Partly Cloudy, you'll learn how to build an app from scratch and take it all the way through deploying it to the App Stores.