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Xamarin Quick Hit: Dimming a button to indicate it is disabled

I often have to dim a button to indicate that it is disabled, and I want to do that via data binding.

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Creating A Generic Report in Xamarin.Forms

I recently had a client who wanted to create simple reports that consisted of a variable number of columns, followed by a “more” button that takes you to a page with the full details.  The problem was that they didn’t … Continue reading

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MVVM Light and Xamarin.Forms

Laurent Bugnion is extremely well known and respected in the developer community.  He is probably most famous for the creation of MVVM Light. Laurent works as Senior Global Azure Advocate for Microsoft after almost 10 years spent working for IdentityMine … Continue reading

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Getting a PDF from a remote host to a Xamarin.Forms Application

It is fairly easy to display a PDF file that is local to your phone.  For example, see this article from Xamarin.com. A bit trickier is to get a PDF from a server and then to display it.  Here’s how … Continue reading

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Free Recorded Webinar on Xamarin.Forms

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Live Webinar: Building Your First Mobile Application with Xamarin.Forms

Click here to go to sign-up page Get started with mobile programming using Xamarin.Forms. Join me at our interactive webinar, Q&A and demo. I will: Help you get started with Xamarin.Forms Compare Xamarin.Forms with Xamarin Native Demo Xamarin.Forms layouts and … Continue reading

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Your First Mobile Application With Xamarin.Forms – a new Pluralsight Course

Pleased and proud to announce my latest Pluralsight Course…    

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Learning Xamarin.Forms – Part 5: ListView

In Part 4 of this series we created a new Master/Detail project.  In this part, we’re going to zero in on one view on one page… but what a view it is! This series is based on my  Pluralsight Course: Building Your … Continue reading

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Learning Xamarin.Forms – Part 4: Layout and Views

This series begins with an overview here This series is based on my Pluralsight Course: Building Your First Mobile Application with Xamarin.Forms and Visual Studio 2017 Layout Xamarin.Forms has a number of “Layout” controls that can contain other controls (views) and help … Continue reading

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Learning Xamarin.Forms – Part 3: Navigation

This series begins with an overview here In Part 2 we considered MVVM This series is based on my Pluralsight Course: Building Your First Mobile Application with Xamarin.Forms and Visual Studio 2017 Navigation Just about any serious mobile application will have … Continue reading

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Learning Xamarin.Forms – Part 2: MVVM

I think many would argue that discussing MVVM is premature in part 2 of a discussion on Xamarin.Forms.  My counter argument is that it is important to start out with best practices, and MVVM is the pattern of choice for … Continue reading

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Learning Xamarin.Forms – Part 1 – Overview

About this series This post begins a series in which I will introduce Xamarin.Forms, put it in context and then teach all you need to know to go from absolute beginner to intermediate/advanced Xamarin.Forms programmer.  I assume no prior mobile … Continue reading

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