Here at Weekly Xamarin, we love beautiful UI's! Kym makes them, I dream about them! With Covid-19 keeping so many of us indoors, we can only dream about where we might go in the future. So I love that Leomaris has started a series on replicating a flight UI. We can build the gorgeous looking app and pretend we can fly away somewere exotic!
(Part 1) Replicating Flight UI: Preparing the project to work with MVVM by Leomaris Reyes
Xamarin Months based on a theme are always hugely popular! Luis is back with a new month and new theme, code snippets! In June, awesome community members will share code snippets that are useful for all things Xamarin! In this post, Luis covers how you can sign up!
Code Snippets' Xamarin Month by Luis Matos
As part of the Xamarin.Forms open-source nature the builds are also accessible for you to see. While the advantages are more than one, two really stand out. First, as a contributor, you can now see how your changes integrate with the rest of the code. Second, as a user, you can access the artifacts of a build, test and verify if a PR fixes your issue. This last one is what we will learn in this blog post.
Test Xamarin.Forms bugfixes by downloading PR NuGet packages by Gerald Versluis
Every mobile application needs navigation. Xamarin.Forms Shell offers built-in route based navigation to enable easy navigation to and from pages in your application. Additionally, since it is based on a route schema, you can navigate using absolute or relative routes that will even inflate a full back stack. But how do you pass data between pages? James has you covered!
Shell Quick Tip - Passing Data When Navigating by James Montemagno
Displaying data is one of the most common UI tasks we try to achieve in our mobile apps. In some ways, everything is data! So having different component options for displaying that data is never a bad thing! Logesh talks you through a package that will help you implement one called DataGrid.
Xamarin.Forms - DataGrid by Logesh Palani