Consuming REST API with Swagger
Nick looks at consuming a REST based API by first importing its Swagger and using that to generate the code for accessing the API.
Consuming REST API with Swagger / OpenAPI in Xamarin and Uno Applications by Nick
How To Convert Base 64 to Image in Xamarin
Learn how to convert Image to base 64 and vice versa which is useful for transferring image data.
A useful site to view common easing curves on a range of interfaces.
BUSINESS & MARKETING
Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2020
This report is based on a survey of 65,000 software developers from 186 countries around the world.
Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2020 by [Stack Overflow]
Code Snippet for Xamarin Month: It's all in the Name
Naming is hard! But consistency is also important. In this entry to #XamarinMonth, Tom shares a code snippet for creating test methods, that help prompt for a consistent and clear naming style.
Code Snippet for Xamarin Month: It's all in the Name by Tom Soderling
Building and releasing a Xamarin WatchOS app to TestFlight
A really helpful and detailed story here from Damian on building and relasing a WatchOS app to TestFlight for beta testing. Not only does he cover how, but also the issues he faced and how he resolved them. A troubleshooting masterclass!
Building and releasing a Xamarin WatchOS app to TestFlightBuilding and releasing a Xamarin WatchOS app to TestFlight by Damian Mehers
Simplifying Xamarin.Forms Grid Column and Row Definitions
One of the downsides of XAML is that it can become very verbose. A specific area where this happens is when using a Grid and you start defining rows and columns. To overcome this, a change has been merged that will make your live (and XAML!) a whole lot easier. In this post you will learn how.
Simplifying Xamarin.Forms Grid Column and Row Definitions by Gerald
Iconic Text Avatars
Text Avatars are the most elegant alternative to profile pictures in modern design. In this post, Ahmed shares how to achieve this with SkiaSharp.
Create Iconic Text Avatars using skiasharp and xamarin forms by Ahmed Fouad
Get started with TinyMvvm
This is a tutorial that will guide you through how to get started building an app using Xamarin.Forms and TinyMvvm.
Cleanup Your Xamarin.Forms MVVM Bindings Using Value Converters
When working with Data Binding in Xamarin.Forms you can often end up with a property in your ViewModel that's of the wrong type or needs to be converted.
Cleanup Your Xamarin.Forms MVVM Bindings Using Value Converters by Lachlan Gordon
Snippets for TinyMvvm
This blog post is a part of the Xamarin Month, a great initiative by Luis Matos. Daniel shares his favorite snippets for using TinyMvvm.
Validation Snippets in Xamarin Forms
In this article Charlin Agramonte shares snippets for form Validation which is an important part of any application that allows data entry.
Working with connectivity in Xamarin Forms
As Developers, it's important to handle the connection states of our applications because you can make decisions based on what to show or do in our App when a certain state is notified.
Working with connectivity in Xamarin Forms by Leomaris Reyes
Overriding Back Button in Xamarin.Forms Shell
Udara shares lessons learnt about overriding the the Back Button navigation in Xamarin.Forms Shell applications.
Overriding Back Button in Xamarin.Forms Shell… by Udara Alwis
Xamarin Month - XAML code snippets
A lot of us love Xamarin.Forms and also love XAML. This #XamarinMonth entry from Andreas, sharing snippets of common XAML components we use like listview and collectionview, is definitely a really helpful one, not just for saving time but also helping you learn how the parts work if you are new to creating them.
Code Snippets for Xamarin.Forms BindableProperty
Another post as part of #XamarinMonth CodeSnippets. This time a great one from Marco Siccardi on BindableProperty and how to speed up creating those!
Code Snippets for Xamarin.Forms BindableProperty by Marco Siccardi
NUGET OF THE WEEK
For when one shadow is never enough - Sharpnado.Shadows is here to help you out.
Sharpnado.Shadows: add many shadows to any Xamarin.Forms view by Jean-Marie Alfonsi's Picture
PODCASTS & VIDEOS
Xamarin Community Standup - Build 2020 Recap + .NET MAUI
Join the Mobile .NET Teams for our community standup covering great community contributions for Mobile .NET, Xamarin, Xamarin.Forms, Components, and more. This time doing a build recap and a dive into Maui.
Xamarin: .NET Community Standup - June 11th 2020 - Build 2020 Recap + .NET MAUI by Xamarin Developers
Build 2020 Updates
James and Matt recap all of the great Xamarin announcements - and then you can go out and watch all the sessions. Plus this episode covers how to build iOS extension while reusing some Xamarin.Forms pages a new Azure + Mobile documentation center and so much more.
Merge Conflict: 205: Monetization
In episode 85 of running a business and building apps we discuss ads! Why your app and website should have them or maybe not and if so how to make money.