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Tag Archives: Xamarin
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
I often have to dim a button to indicate that it is disabled, and I want to do that via data binding.
At the core of effective application development is a thorough knowledge of Visual Studio Mac. In this course, Visual Studio for Mac, you will learn how to work with VS Mac to produce enterprise-quality software. First, you will explore the … Continue reading
In my previous posts I showed how to get started with App Center and how to build an app on App Center. In this post, I will demonstrate how to distribute your shiny new app to your alpha or beta testers. … Continue reading
In my previous (and first) blog post on App Center I talked about getting started, adding the SDK to your code, and looking at Analytics and Crash reporting. In this post I’d like to discuss building your app on App … Continue reading
In a recent project, I found myself needing multiple, seemingly unrelated databases. It was crazy to copy and paste the code for such basic operations as getting all the data, etc., so the obvious alternative was a generic repository, and … 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
Talking with James Montemagno, Principal Program Manager for Mobile Developer Tools at Microsoft Embedding Xamarin.Forms in Xamarin Native Merge Conflict: Embedding Xamarin Forms Merge Conflict The Xamarin Show