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Category Archives: Xamarin
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
[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
David Britch is a Developer/Writer at Xamarin, and has previously spent many years working on projects for different groups at Microsoft. David has authored and contributed to a range of recent software development publications including books, guidance documentation, reference implementations, … Continue reading
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Sam Basu is a technologist, author, speaker, Microsoft MVP, gadget-lover and Developer Advocate for Progress. With a long developer background, he now spends much of his time advocating modern web/mobile/cloud development platforms on Microsoft/Telerik stacks. His spare times call for travel, fast … Continue reading
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
In this excellent article, Nish Anil describes how to modify controls using Effects – a lighter weight approach than creating custom renderers. His examples, however, are all in C#, so I decided to translate them into XAML. To begin I … Continue reading
Laurent works as Senior Director for IdentityMine, one of the leading companies (and Gold Partner) for Microsoft technologies such as Windows Presentation Foundation, Xamarin, Windows Store, Windows Phone, XBOX and generally User Experience. He is based in Zurich Switzerland. … Continue reading
…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
When you move from code behind to a View Model (as you should, if only to make testing easier) certain challenges arise, such as: how do I navigate to another page? Fortunately, MVVM Light provides a Messaging bus, that makes … Continue reading
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
Pleased and proud to say that Xamarin has posted a video of my presentation on Test Driven Development on their site. Evolve 16 was an incredible event, and it was tremendous fun to present there.