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Tag Archives: Xamarin.Forms
In a previous blog post I discussed the problem of being in your ViewModel yet having to display a dialog to the user. You can’t interact with the page from the ViewModel, but you don’t want the logic of your … Continue reading
Here’s a problem I come across more often than I would have expected. I want my buttons to use Commands in the View Model, but in response to the command, I have to interact with the user in a way … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
I recently posted about obtaining data for purposes of creating demonstration programs. That actually was written in service to today’s post, which will use that data to create a list of “people” and then allow you to search incrementally, as shown in … Continue reading
Sliding Windows 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 … Continue reading
In a recent blog-post I showed how to use the new Scroll To feature in Xamarin.Forms. In this posting I’ll show how to go to a particular entry within a group and also how to go to a particular entry. … Continue reading