Xamarin.Forms 3.1 & Platform Specifics for Tuning the UI | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in aft, Android, Coding, devtools, iOS, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms, XAML

This week, James is joined by friend of the show David Ortinau, Xamarin SDK & Xamarin.Forms Program Manager, who introduces us to the latest and greatest features in the latest release of Xamarin.Forms 3.1. He walks us through integration bottom navigation for the TabbedPage inside of Android and then walks us through tons of great new […]

mFractor: Visual Studio for Mac's Best Friend with Matthew Robbins | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in devtools, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms, XAML

This week, James is joined once again by friend of the show Matthew Robbins, Microsoft MVP, who shows us the latest and greatest in MFractor, the ultimate code refactoring and intellisense add-in for Visual Studio for Mac..  MFractor adds several features so you can make great C#, Xamarin, and Xamarin.Forms apps faster. Matthew walks us all of […]

Using Lottie for Beautiful Animations with Matt Soucoup | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in Android, Coding, devtools, iOS, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms, XAML

This week, James is joined yet again by friend of the show Matt Soucoup, who shows us how to add amazing animations to your Xamarin and Xamarin.Forms app using the cross-platform animation library Lottie. Lottie offers a wonderful and simply way to import After Effect animations into any application with just a few clicks. Matt walks through to add […]

Extending Xamarin.Forms with Behaviors with Matthew Soucoup | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in Android, Coding, iOS, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms, XAML

This week, James is joined yet again by friend of the show Matthew Soucoup, who shows us how to extend the built-in capabilities of any View in Xamarin.Forms with little gems of awesomeness known as Behaviors. Matt demonstrates what a Behavior is, and how these reusable classes can expand the Xamarin.Forms controls functionality without having to […]

#ifdef LottieUWP | #ifdef WINDOWS

Posted on Posted in Development, Native, Windows, XAML

Lottie is a library that parses Adobe After Effects animations exported as json with Bodymovin and renders them natively on the client! Alexandre walked me through using LottieUWP for Windows apps.  Questions, comments, suggestions – comment below or on Twitter (@ifdefWINDOWS, @metulev)     #ifdef LottieUWP | #ifdef WINDOWS Source: MSDN Channel 9

Building BuildCast, with UWP Media App Best Practices

Posted on Posted in .NET, Build, Coding4Fun, media players, UWP apps, Windows 10, XAML

Looking for a great sample app, that all buy itself is useful, yet one that also shows you how to use a ton of different OS features and frameworks? Fluent design system? Project Rome? Entity Framework? Media Playback? Notifications? Sharing? Inking? //buildcast might just be that project for you! Microsoft/BuildCast Features At a high level […]

Episode 32: What's new in Xamarin.Forms 2.4 with David Ortinau | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in .NET Standard, Android, devtools, iOS, Mac OSX, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms, XAML

This week, James is joined by friend of the show David Ortinau, Xamarin.Forms Program Manager, who introduces us to the latest and greatest features in the latest release of Xamarin.Forms 2.4. David walks us through fast renderers, macOS, .NET Standard support, and a whole lot more! Show Links: Xamarin.Forms 2.4 Release Notes Xamarin.Forms 2.4 Announcement […]