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File Persistence in Xamarin.Forms Apps

The goal is to persist data to a file.  You might do this for any number of reasons, including storing away user-preferences or, in this case, storing away data to protect you from a crash. In this simple application we … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #166 – James Montemagno (Xamarin)

James Montemagno is a Principal Program Manager for Mobile Development Tools at Microsoft. Xamarin Show Merge Conflict Twitter    

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Better Navigation in Xamarin.Forms

By Jesse Liberty and Eric Grover There are many ways to navigate from page to page in Xamarin.Forms.  The most obvious is to use the built in navigation service.  However, if you are serious about MVVM, the built in navigation … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #163: James Montemagno and Xamarin Cycle 8

James Montemagno is a Principal Program Manager on the Xamarin team at Microsoft. He has been a .NET developer since 2005 working in a wide range of industries including game development, printer software, and web services. Prior to becoming a … Continue reading

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Xamarin Utility in 5 Minutes with Plugins

[This article was restored] I needed a quick and dirty program to create quick notes and mail them to myself.  You can see how this would be useful;  a way to jot down notes while away from the computer, with some high … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #157 – What’s New in Xamarin and A Case Study

I’m joined by Dan Hermes and David Silverlight for a quick overview of what is new in Xamarin, and then a deep dive into an application they both worked on for the FAA Dan’s Blog Dan’s Company Dan’s Twitter Dan’s … Continue reading

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Xamarin.Forms: Creating a sliding drawer with behaviors, messages and MVVM Light

Sliding Drawers have become a popular, almost required form of navigation in phone applications.  There are libraries that will do this for you, but you can use Xamarin.Forms to create what you want without too much effort.  Okay, with quite … Continue reading

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Navigate and then send data back with Xamarin.Forms and MVVM Light

…By Jesse Liberty & Eric Grover The Challenge : Fetch Navigate to a second page, present an Editor (multi-line entry) and then send the data back to the original page (and navigate back at the same time). Behaviors, Commands and … Continue reading

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Global Resources in Xamarin.Forms

First, when I checked Google, all I could find was articles saying this can’t be done.  Humbug.  Thanks to Roger Peters and jFarrell I got it done (well, they did and then I did, but now you will). Here are the … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast #153 – James Montemagno: Xamarin

James Montemagno is a Xamarin Evangelist, technology geek, and lover of all things mobile.  This is a great wrap up of what’s new in Xamarin. James’ Blog James’ Twitter MyDriving Azure IoT App Xamarin Evolve Apps  

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Yet Another Podcast #150 – Dan Hermes & Xamarin

Very pleased to have Dan Hermes, author of Xamarin Mobile Application Development, and all-round Xamarin expert. Dan’s book Book Tour Dan’s Blog Dan’s company

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Xamarin at //build/

Yowza!   Miguel has demonstrated a number of new features in Xamarin and Xamarin.Forms that I want to start using immediately: First, and most exciting: It’s Free! Interactive documentation using markdown and embedded C# Inspector and Workbooks Simulator on Visual … Continue reading

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