Introduction to Xamarin Forms Design
Xamarin Forms allows us a great deal of control over UI design. Get acquainted with page types, layout and graphic controls.
Design for Developers—An Introduction to Xamarin Forms by Leomaris Reyes
Styling the Android bottom tabs animation behavior and font
Steven looks at some lessons learnt trying to tame the Android tabs behavior in a Xamarin.Forms project.
Styling the Android bottom tabs animation behavior and font by Steven Thewissen
XAML Naming Conventions
As developers we know that naming things is hard. In this post, Charlin covers naming and consistency guidelines for your XAML.
XAML Naming Conventions in Xamarin Forms by Charlin Agramonte
Animated Entry in Xamarin.Forms
This blog post discusses creating an animated Entry control that reacts to focus event changes. When the entry is focused, it animates its priority. Once it loses focus, it is reset.
Using The Touch Effect in Xamarin Community Toolkit
In this post Andrei shows you how you can use the TouchEffect in Xamarin Community Toolkit!
Touch Effect | Xamarin.Forms | Xamarin Community Toolkit by Andrei Misiukevich
NUGET OF THE WEEK
Plugin.ValidationRules 1.2 is here!
Luis updates the ValidationRules plugin Nuget with new features like ValueChagned, ValidateCommand and ValueFormatter.
PODCASTS & VIDEOS
Introduction to the Xamarin.CommunityToolkit
The Xamarin.CommunityToolkit complements Xamarin.Forms 5 perfectly with all kinds of commonly found behaviors, converters and effects, but also houses complete new controls like CameraView and TabView. While waiting for .NET MAUI, this will be your new best friend.
Xamarin.CommunityToolkit: Introduction to Your Next Must-Have Package by Gerald Versluis
With the TabView in the Xamarin Community Toolkit you gain a fully customizable tab bar for your Xamarin.Forms app. Swipe to change tabs, background colors, badges, different styling for selected state, top or bottom placement and much more! All you can do without any custom renderers and on any platform.
Customizable Tabs with TabView for Xamarin.Forms by Gerald Versluis
Clearing Selection of CollectionView
CollectionView supports single and multiple item selection modes. Sometimes after selecting items, the user may want to clear all selections and start afresh.
Clearing Selection of CollectionView in Xamarin.Forms by David Ortinau
Awesome Scroll Effects in Xamarin.Forms
Everyone likes a good parallax scroll effect, right? That's a good start. You can also use behaviors, converters, and data triggers to add other animation effects and transitions to your UI. Xamanimation is a library that leverages all the built-in APIs of Xamarin.Forms to make complex animations with ease.
Merge Conflict 236: Supporting Your Customers
Customer support is hard to do right, and app support is even harder. How do you get your users to contact you with proper information before they give you that 1 star review. We discuss our journey into improving our support system in our mobile apps.
Xamarin: The Community behind the Framework
Community member Andres Pineda joins the panel to talk about Xamarin and its outstanding community of passionate developers.
The .NET Docs Show - Xamarin: The Community behind the Framework by dotNET
Null Pointers 35: Multimedia on Mobile
Multimedia is all around us! We can’t think of a single app that does not have some form of multimedia: images, sounds or even videos. We don’t even notice anymore! But how hard is it to use it in your own app? Find out all about it in this episode!