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Author Archives: Jesse Liberty
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.
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
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
In 2014 I read (according to GoodReads) 47 Kindle books and (according to Audible) 101 audible books. This year I read zero books on paper. Here is my short list of the very best: Far from the Tree Ulysses What If? … Continue reading
I don’t usually write about individual cool products, but if email is making you crazy this is a product you really want to check out. It is called SaneBox and it separates your mail for you automagically into inbox, BuilkMail, View … Continue reading
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
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
My goal is to create a simple list of Employees with the employees grouped by the first letter of their name. I’d also like to create a jump list to allow the user to jump to a particular letter in the list. … Continue reading
Many of us believe that Unit Testing is critical in any non-trivial programming. But Unit Testing can be difficult, especially the use of fakes. The most common fake is a Mock; unfortunately they are also the most confusing. There are a number … Continue reading
Often, there will be multiple views in your form that share the same values (e.g., font size, color, etc.). There are a couple ways you can handle this: Create a resource dictionary and then refer to the resources using the … Continue reading
Miguel de Icaza is one of the most respected technologists in the industry, known for starting the Gnome and Mono projects. He is the CTO and co-founder of Xamarin and a genuinely nice person. Today we talk about Xamarin, Xamarin.Forms and mobile programming. … Continue reading