Tag Archives: Xamarin

Xamarin MVP

What can I say, I’m truly grateful and proud…   Keeping good company   Special thanks to Lino Tadros and Falafel Software for paying me to have way too much fun with Xamarin.

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ScrollTo in Xamarin.Forms ListView

Today we tackle another new feature in 1.3: ScrollTo. This allows us to scroll to the beginning of a ListView or to the end or to a particular entry.  Let’s return to the grouping code we created here.  We’re going … Continue reading

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Triggers in Xamarin.Forms 1.3

Yesterday, I wrote about one of the new features in Xamarin.Forms 1.3 (Technology Preview 2), Styles.  Today I’ll take a first look at Triggers. Triggers The key idea of Triggers is “When this happens, do that.” More specifically, “When this … Continue reading

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Xamarin.Forms: Styles

Xamarin.Forms 1.3 is now available in Community Preview 2 (the final community preview before release).  While this is not a release version, it is close and worth taking a look at.  It offers three new killer features: Styles Triggers Behaviors … Continue reading

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I’m teaching a 2-day 16-hour hands-on course on Xamarin

I’m very proud to announce that I’ll be teaching a 2 day hands-on course on Xamarin at Falafel in Hudson Ohio.   This will be a very intensive course, but no prior Xamarin experience is needed, though you do want to … Continue reading

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Xamarin Certified Mobile Developer

Xamarin is clearly focusing on cross platform, and as part of that, and as evidence of it as well, they have phased out their iOS and Android certification and now only offer the bigger certification for Mobile Development.  So I … Continue reading

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I’ll be speaking at Xamarin Evolve 2014

I’m very proud to say that I’ll be presenting at Xamarin Evolve 2014, October 6-10 in Atlanta, Georgia. My session is Evolving From Web to Mobile App with Xamarin and you can read more about it on the Evolve site. … Continue reading

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Xamarin Redux. Watch This Space…

You may remember that I started down the path of writing about learning Xamarin for Android.  I then became “distracted” by such trivial items as work, deadlines, family, etc. but as of June 16 I return to Xamarin, both Android … Continue reading

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Learning Xamarin–Menus!

[Please see the Table of Contents for this series.] In this entry, I look at creating menus in an Android application. This article is available on Falafel.com here.

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Learning Xamarin–Preserving State With JSON

  In a recent entry in this series, I discussed one approach to preserving state when the application is stopped.  I then received a tweet from my friend Paul Betts of GitHub.com saying “one thing that’s super useful is to … Continue reading

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Learning Xamarin for Android–Taking the Plunge

Today, I decided to see what would happen if I set out to write a simple program based on my knowledge of C#/.NET and the little I’ve learned so far about Xamarin and Android.  The results were, if modest, very … Continue reading

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Learning Xamarin–Spinner Control

As you may know, I have embarked on a course of learning Xamarin for Android.  Here is the Table of Contents for the blog posts to date. In today’s post, I look at adding a Spinner control to Android. 

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