Xamarin.Forms 101: Application Resources | The Xamarin Show

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Let’s take a step back in a new mini-series that I like to call Xamarin.Forms 101. In each episode we will walk through a basic building block of Xamarin.Forms to help you build awesome cross-platform iOS, Android, and Windows applications in .NET. This week we will look at how to use resource to reuse values for things such […]

Super Fast Image Loading for Android Apps with GlideX | The Xamarin Show

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This week, James is joined yet again by friend of the show Jonathan Peppers, Xamarin.Android engineer, shows us how to optimize image loading for Android applications when using traditional Android XML or developing with Xamarin.Forms! With GildeX you are able to speed up your app, minimize your memory footprint, and get smooth scrolling! Show Links: GitHub: […]

Accelerometer (Xamarin.Essentials API of the Week) | The Xamarin Show

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Xamarin.Essentials provides developers with cross-platform APIs for their mobile applications. On this week’s Essential API of the week we take a look at Accelerometer, which enables you monitor the device’s accelerometer sensor, which indicates the acceleration of the device in three-dimensional space. Show Notes: Xamarin.Essentials Documentation Xamarin.Essentials Getting Started Documentation Accelerometer Documentation Source Code: Tilt Maze […]

Xamarin.Forms 101: Control Reference Binding (View-to-View) | The Xamarin Show

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Let’s take a step back in a new mini-series that I like to call Xamarin.Forms 101. In each episode we will walk through a basic building block of Xamarin.Forms to help you build awesome cross-platform iOS, Android, and Windows applications in .NET. This week we will learn how to use control reference binding to data bind a […]

Maps (Xamarin.Essentials API of the Week) | The Xamarin Show

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Xamarin.Essentials provides developers with cross-platform APIs for their mobile applications. On this week’s Essential API of the week we take a look at Maps, which enables you to open the default map application on the users device to a specific location or start navigation to a location. Show Notes: Xamarin.Essentials Documentation Xamarin.Essentials Getting Started Documentation Maps Documentation […]

Five Things to Love About Xamarin.Forms 3.5 | The Xamarin Show

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This week, James is joined yet again by friend of the show David Ortinau, Xamarin SDK & Xamarin.Forms Program Manager, tells us all about the latest features to love in Xamarin.Forms 3.5. You don’t want to miss this awesome episode packed with features such as Bindable Layout, Accessibility Support, and tons of community contributions. Show Links: GitHub: […]

Secure Storage (Xamarin.Essentials API of the Week) | The Xamarin Show

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Xamarin.Essentials provides developers with cross-platform APIs for their mobile applications. On this week’s Essential API of the week we take a look at Secure Storage, which enables you to easily and securely save data into the system wide key store/chain. Show Notes: Xamarin.Essentials Documentation Xamarin.Essentials Getting Started Documentation Secure Storage Documentation Source Code Find James on: Twitter, GitHub, Blog, […]

Xamarin.Forms 101: Command Parameters | The Xamarin Show

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Let’s take a step back in a new mini-series that I like to call Xamarin.Forms 101. In each episode we will walk through a basic building block of Xamarin.Forms to help you build awesome cross-platform iOS, Android, and Windows applications in .NET. This week we will look at passing parameters into commands with MVVM.  Show […]

Clipboard (Xamarin.Essentials API of the Week) | The Xamarin Show

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Xamarin.Essentials provides developers with cross-platform APIs for their mobile applications. On this week’s Essential API of the week we take a look at Clipboard, which enables you to easily get and set text to the system wide clipboard. Show Notes: Xamarin.Essentials Documentation Xamarin.Essentials Getting Started Documentation Clipboard Documentation Source Code Find James on: Twitter, GitHub, Blog, and his weekly […]

Share (Xamarin.Essentials API of the Week) | The Xamarin Show

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Xamarin.Essentials provides developers with cross-platform APIs for their mobile applications. On this week’s Essential API of the week we take a look at Share, which enables you to easily share links and text to other applications using share dialogs. Show Notes: Xamarin.Essentials Documentation Xamarin.Essentials Getting Started Documentation Share Documentation Source Code Find James on: Twitter, GitHub, Blog, and […]