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Prism Regions in Xamarin Forms

On Prism 8.0, the Prism Team released an amazing feature called Regions, which gives us a lot of flexibility in handling different views on a page. To understand it, let’s see the following use case...

收录时间: 2021-02-24
分类: Xamarin
贡献者: Rector
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Filtering and sorting with Dynamic Data in Xamarin Forms (Part 2)

In the first part of the series about Dynamic Data I covered how to start with it by adding, editing and deleting items. In this part we are going to see how easy is to filter and sort items.

收录时间: 2021-01-27
分类: Xamarin
贡献者: Rector
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How to create a custom pop-up in Xamarin with MvvmCross in the right way

Developers often create a [Dialog/Alert/Interaction]Service to display pop-ups in Xamarin cross-platform apps. This way is suitable and clean if we need to show an info message or ask the user simple questions with positive and negative answers. But what if we need some complicated UX like a login experience?

收录时间: 2020-09-29
分类: Xamarin
贡献者: Rector
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Learning to use Data Caching in Xamarin Forms

Howdy! Thanks for being here, hoping that you’re doing well! This time I just want to show you a very interesting and useful topic for our Xamarin Forms Applications: Data cachingImagine the following scenario: You have to confirm your latest transactions in your bank account! You will say som...

收录时间: 2020-09-23
分类: Xamarin
贡献者: Rector
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Animate A Mic Drop With Xamarin.Forms

In this post, we’ll be recreating the mic drop animation, but within a cross-platform application using Xamarin.Forms and the included animation methods. Additionally, all the work here was done within JetBrains Rider, a cross-platform IDE, and I highly recommend you check it out.

收录时间: 2020-09-17
分类: Xamarin
贡献者: Rector
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Functional ViewModels In Xamarin.Forms (Revision 2)

Following on from my More Functional ViewModels In Xamarin.Forms With C# I went further to refactor and see if I could develop a solution that was actually less lines of code to write, and overall, I did succeed.

收录时间: 2020-08-22
分类: Xamarin
贡献者: Rector
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XamarinCommunityToolkit: an introduction

Today I can proudly introduce to you the XamarinCommunityToolkit package! In this post you will read all about this package (also known as XamarinCommunityToolkit). What it does, my vision for it and how you can use it, today!

收录时间: 2020-08-04
分类: Xamarin
贡献者: Rector
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Show/Hide password using EventTrigger in Xamarin Forms

A common requirement in mobile applications is the ability to show/hide a password field. Googling I discovered that there are many ways to do it, some people create a custom control, others prefer to use a custom renderer, effects, etc. In this post, I want to show you a very simple way to achieve this by using EventTrigger.

收录时间: 2020-07-31
分类: Xamarin
贡献者: Rector
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DotNetMaui (Xamarin.Forms) is Not a XAML Platform

Yeh I know I’m going to get a ton of abuse about how this title is just click bait but before you start with the comments, hear me out. Firstly, the title is actually just missing a word DotNetMaui is Not JUST a XAML Platform In this post we’ll go through why DotNetMaui/Xamarin.Forms is/is not …

收录时间: 2020-07-21
分类: Xamarin
贡献者: Rector
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Create scrollable tabs in Xamarin.Forms with CollectionView and CarouselView

This post will show you how to create a scrollable tabs list that gets synchronized with items in a CarouselView in Xamarin.Forms.

收录时间: 2020-07-18
分类: Xamarin
贡献者: Rector
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Introducing C# Markup for Xamarin.Forms

This is a guest blog by Vincent Hoogendoorn. Vincent is a hands-on .NET architect, Xamarin veteran, CSharpForMarkup author, contributor of the C# Markup feature in Xamarin.Forms and co-founder of the Dutch Mobile .NET Developers meetup. Vincent works as Architect & Lead Mobile at Anywhere365.

收录时间: 2020-07-18
分类: Xamarin
贡献者: Rector
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TinyMvvm 2.4.1

Today, I released a new version of TinyMvvm, 2.4.1.The release contains this:Added ShellViewBase to optimize how ViewModels are created. Before the ViewModel was created during OnAppearing when using Shell navigation. It also ran Initialize during OnAppearing. But there are cases where you want it...

收录时间: 2020-07-15
分类: Xamarin
贡献者: Rector
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Disable bounce effect on CollectionView in your Xamarin.Forms iOS app

I noticed a StackOverflow question where the author was interested in disabling the bounce effect for CollectionView. They had a method for ListView, but was now looking on how to do it for CollectionView on iOS. I put together a small sample, let me tell you what I did.

收录时间: 2020-07-15
分类: Xamarin
贡献者: Rector
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Learn How to Fill Text with Images in Xamarin.Forms using Shapes

Filling text with images seems like an easy thing to do with tools like Photoshop, but can be a tedious task when developing it for mobile apps. I wanted to see if this was possible and got it working using the Experimental Xamarin.Forms Shapes. Read the steps below to learn how to fill text with images in Xamarin.Forms, or dive directly in the demo code on...

收录时间: 2020-07-09
分类: Xamarin
贡献者: Rector
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Create a Colorful Geometric Background using Xamarin.Forms Shapes

Xamarin recently added new functionality for developers to build mobile apps: Xamarin.Forms Shapes. As the name suggest, it allows developers to create shapes without being restricted to rectangles or ellipses. At this time, this power is only unleashed when setting the “Shapes_Experimental“-flag but it has some great potential. I wanted to build something using Shapes and went looking for some design inspiration. Luckily, an old friend of mine helped me out without knowing it!

收录时间: 2020-06-30
分类: Xamarin
贡献者: Rector
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Introduction To Dialogs In Xamarin.Forms

When developing mobile applications, dialogs are a foundational building block in our tool-belt. We can use dialogs to show a confirmation message, to indicate when the app is working or even display a rich input form that appears over our main user interface. As this article is intended for absolute beginners, we'll introduce the core concepts and terminology for using dialogs, get you started with the most current dialog frameworks and provide a quick reference on the main dialog types.

收录时间: 2020-06-24
分类: Xamarin
贡献者: Rector
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Try the Latest Xamarin.Forms 4.7 Features Today!

Today, the Xamarin.Forms team is releasing Xamarin.Forms 4.7 with a collection of feature additions and improvements. These new features will let you unleash your full creative abilities when developing Xamarin.Forms applications.

收录时间: 2020-06-21
分类: Xamarin
贡献者: Rector
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Get started with TinyMvvm

This is a tutorial that will guide you through how to get started building an app using Xamarin.Forms and TinyMvvm.

收录时间: 2020-06-16
分类: Xamarin
贡献者: Rector
369 热度

Validation Snippets in Xamarin Forms

This article is part of the snippet June calendar by Luis Matos, click here to check all the great contributions”.

收录时间: 2020-06-12
分类: Xamarin
贡献者: Rector
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Cleanup Your Xamarin.Forms MVVM Bindings Using Value Converters

When working with Data Binding in Xamarin.Forms you can often end up with a property in your ViewModel that's of the wrong type or needs to be converted. Maybe you've got double for a total and you want a field to change colour if it's negative, or an enum that should be displayed as a user friendly string.

收录时间: 2020-06-10
分类: Xamarin
贡献者: Rector
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