Category Archives: Xamarin

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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Adding Databound Pickers to a ListView

Databound Pickers are in much demand, and fortunately Karl Shifflett has created one that is excellent and easy to use.  You add it to your program, wire up the data-binding and  hey! presto! you’re in business. The tricky bit comes when … Continue reading

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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 #164 – Azure Mobile Apps with Chris Risner

Chris is a Principle Software Development Engineer at Microsoft.  There he works within the Developer Experience team where he leads a team focusing on making non-traditional Microsoft technology work well with Microsoft technology. Azure Mobile Apps Notification Hubs VSTS HockeyApp … 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 #161 – David Britch

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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Yet Another Podcast #160 – Mobile Technology Overview – Sam Basu

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

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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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Effects with XAML

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

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Yet Another Podcast #156 – MVVM Light with Laurent Bugnion

  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

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