Author Archives: Jesse Liberty

About Jesse Liberty

Jesse Liberty is a Master Consultant for Falafel Software, and has three decades of experience writing and delivering software projects. He is the author of 2 dozen books and multiple Pluralsight courses, and has been a Technical Evangelist for Telerik and for Microsoft, a Distinguished Software Engineer for AT&T, a VP for Information Services for Citibank and a Software Architect for PBS.

Learning Xamarin: Saving and Retrieving Photos

In my previous post, I talked about using the Camera with Forms-based applications. In this post I explain how to save and then use the photos you take.   Saving The Photo Once we take the photo, the first task is … Continue reading

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Learning Xamarin: Adding Photos

In this post I return to the EvalUate application I was building earlier in this series.  We’re going to add the ability to take a photo of the item you are thinking about buying.  It turns out there are a … 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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Yet Another Podcast Show 127–Laurent Bugnion, Xamarin & MVVM Light

Laurent Bugnion, Microsoft MVP, Microsoft Regional Director and Senior Director for IdentityMine, works from Zurich Switzerland where he is the author of MVVM Light, one of the premier libraries and toolkits for MVVM on all XAML systems and now Xamarin … Continue reading

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Learning Xamarin: Custom Controls in Xamarin Forms

Xamarin Forms are the most exciting library to come along in a long time; certainly for mobile programmers.  They bring a whole new option to cross platform development: an abstraction layer that lets you write once, and run native on … Continue reading

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Learning Xamarin: Forms and Web Viewer

In yesterday’s post we looked at using HTTP with Web Forms and creating a list of blog posts from an RSS feed. Today we’ll add the ability to tap on one entry in the list and see that blog post … Continue reading

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Yet Another Podcast Show 126–Mike Bluestein from Xamarin

Yet Another Podcast returns with a great show with Mike Bluestein from Xamarin, talking about Xamarin Past, Present and Future.  Xamarin recently released Xamarin 3, and with it Xamarin Forms, greatly simplifying the process of creating cross platform applications. Xamarin … Continue reading

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Xamarin Forms and HTTP

Let’s say we’re building an application, and we want to list the titles and publication dates from an RSS feed.  We can do this using a ListView, but we have to get the feed, and to do that we need … Continue reading

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New Pluralsight Course: Testing AngularJS From Scratch

Incredibly pleased to announce the release of my latest Pluralsight course: Testing AngularJS From Scratch In this course, you will learn how to create software using Behavior Driven Development, a test-first, agile approach to creating Angular programs using Jasmine. I … Continue reading

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Learning Xamarin: Tabbed Pages

Until now, our application has used simple “push” navigation, creating a stack that the user can pop out of to return to the calling screen.  It would be convenient, however, to add tabs to the opening screen where the user … Continue reading

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Learning Xamarin–Adding Pages

The application that I began describing here (and which is part of this series) is almost done.  Today, we’ll add a new first page to allow the user to track more than one appliance type.  This will require minor changes … Continue reading

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