Call it a sliding window, a drawer, a hamburger; it is the latest craze in navigation. You click on the ubiquitous icon of three lines and the page slides over to reveal… Well whatever you want. Often it reveals navigation choices.
So the question arises: how do you do this in Xamarin.Forms? I have looked at a number of sources and samples and have synthesized them into an approach I like.
Start with a Xamarin.Forms Application
The technique I’m going to describe is designed to work with Xamarin.Forms. All of the work is done in the PCL. Begin by creating a BaseContentPage which derives from ContentPage and adds a NavigationPageName. This will let pages identify themselves,