Dialing a number using DependencyService in Xamarin.Forms

OldPhone.stockAs you can probably tell from my previous posts, I love Xamarin.Forms; principally because of XAML and DataBinding.  It is just easier to create a cross-platform (iOS, Android and Windows Phone) with Xamarin.Forms than any other way.

Sometimes however, you do need to reach down to the native code to accomplish something that just isn’t wrapped in Xamarin.Forms.  One good example is dialing the phone. Let’s build an application that does just that.

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About Jesse Liberty

Jesse Liberty has three decades of experience writing and delivering software projects and is the author of 2 dozen books and a couple dozen online courses. His latest book, Building APIs with .NET will be released early in 2025. Liberty is a Senior SW Engineer for CNH and he was a Senior Technical Evangelist for Microsoft, a Distinguished Software Engineer for AT&T, a VP for Information Services for Citibank and a Software Architect for PBS. He is a Microsoft MVP.
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