Xamarin.Forms 5.0 is Here!
Say hello to the stable release of Xamarin.Forms, version 5.0. This major release delivers hundreds of quality improvements and brings to stable release new features including App Themes, Brushes, CarouselView, RadioButton, Shapes and Paths, and SwipeView.
BUSINESS & MARKETING
Asking for app reviews with 1 line of code!
James shows us how to request App Reviews using Xamarin.Essentials with just a single line of code.
Asking for app reviews really works! It just takes 1 line of code! by James Montemagno
Xamarin Pipeline Demo
Demo and explanation on how to do several common tasks for Xamarin.Forms Android in an Azure DevOps pipeline on a Microsoft-hosted agent. Tasks include: build-based version, APK signing, publishing artifacts, unit tests, and UI tests.
How to Debug on a Real Android Device
Debugging allows us to see our app's flow and to find and fix errors. Let’s see how to do this with Xamarin on an Android device.
How Do I Debug on a Real Android Device Using Xamarin for Visual Studio? by Leomaris Reyes
Enabling the Fancy iOS Picture In Picture Video Player on Xamarin
Picture In Picture (PIP) was introduced years ago in iOS 9, but it was only available for iPads. It was brought to iPhones recently in iOS 14, so Sameer implement it in his app.
Enabling the Fancy iOS Picture In Picture Video Player on Xamarin by Saamer Mansoor
Xamarin Essentials: Features, Advantages and Benefits
Xamarin Essentials adds all kinds of useful APIs in a single NuGet package. Let's learn the basics of Xamarin essentials as we take a look!
Xamarin Essentials: Features, Advantages and Benefits by Leomaris Reyes
Christmas Shopping UI in Xamarin Forms
Here is another great Xamarin.Forms UI Challenge by Leomaris with a cool Christmas themed layout.
Replicating Christmas Shopping UI in Xamarin Forms by Leomaris Reyes
Popups using Rg.Plugins.Popup
Allesandro talks about how to use Rg.Plugins.Popup to create customizable popups for Xamarin.Forms, including awaiting results.
Create a popup using Rg.Plugins.Popup and get a return value in Xamarin Forms by Alessandro Caliaro
PODCASTS & VIDEOS
Xamarin.Forms 5 LAUNCH PARTY!!!!!!
Join David Ortinau, Maddy Leger, and some of the Xamarin.Forms engineering team while we celebrate launching Xamarin.Forms 5.0, our favorite release yet!!!
Xamarin Community Standup - Xamarin.Forms 5 LAUNCH PARTY!!!!!! by Xamarin Developers
Xamarin.Forms 5 with David Ortinau
Xamarin.Forms 5.0 has just been released.
And it's all Xamarin.Forms 5 all the time in this special podcast!
Principal Program Manager David Ortinau join James and Matt to lead them through all the new exciting bits in Xamarin.Forms 5.0.
60 Second Tutorials
David Ortinau has a fantastic collection of quick-hit Xamarin.Forms tutorials over on his YouTube channel.
Create a macOS App From Your Xamarin.iOS App
You already have an iOS app? How about adding a macOS app for free, without any effort. In this video Gerald will show you how to do that!
By installing just this one plugin the Mac Catalyst variant of your app is built automatically.
Create a macOS App From Your Xamarin.iOS App by Just Doing This 🤯 by Gerald Versluis
Xamarin.Forms XAML 101
James is back with another Xamarin.Forms 101 video! This week he is looking at using XAML to build user interfaces.
Secure Your Xamarin App with Fingerprint or Face Recognition
The Fingerprint plugin allows you to secure your app or parts of your app with biometric security, so think Touch ID, Face ID and the Android, Mac and UWP fingerprint scanners.
Secure Your Xamarin App with Fingerprint or Face Recognition by Gerald Versluis
James has another 101 video , this time on architecture with MVVM, data binding, commanding, and more.
MVVM 101 - Model-View-ViewModel Architecture for Xamarin.Forms, WPF, UWP, & More by James Montemagno
Merge Conflict 235: Holiday Hack Success!
We did it! We finished (mostly) our holiday hacks, so tune in to figure out what we did!