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Maintaining a library can be exceptionally difficult. As time progresses new demands arise that weren't there when the API was first created. …

Software Development

Xamarin.Forms Maps

Xamarin.Forms Maps, allows you to display a map inside your Xamarin.Forms application. You can see a map of your current location, place pins on the …

Firebase authentication in Xamarin.Forms

Integrating Firebase Auth in Xamarin.Forms is very easy and basic authentication flow implementation can be achieved under 20 lines of code. There is …

Software Development

Use SkiaSharp to convert SVG to Xamarin.Forms ImageSource

To work with images in an app project could be a hell while you need a lot of different resolution of every image. But what if we could use vector …

glidex.forms - Fast Images for Xamarin.Forms on Android

<i>If you missed my last post about Xamarin.Forms performance on Android, make sure to check that out here</i><p>From my experience making image-heavy …

Adding Badge to ToolbarItem in Xamarin Forms

There are some use cases when we need to add a badge to a toolbar item to show a dynamic counter. An example of this might be when having a shopping …

ASP.NET Core background processing

Many services need background processing. The ASP.NET Core 2 IHostedService interface gives you an easy implementation skeleton to implement …

Posted in: Xamarin. Tagged: Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Forms, ListView, UITableView, Drag and Drop, Sort. Leave a comment

Drag’n’Drop is just another way the user can interact with the data in a mobile application (quite a powerful one I might add). It can be used to …

Introducing AsyncUtilities

I’ve recently (~6 months ago) started collecting various slightly useful utility classes and extension methods related to asynchronous programming …

XamaWIN – Override ListView Select State using Effects

<b>Xamawin •</b> <i>zam-ah win | noun</i> <br>A quick, easy to implement enhancement for a Xamarin App that improves performance, appearance, or functionality<p>ListView …

Xamarin.Forms Tip : Easiest Way to Convert a PCL Project to .Net Standard Project

Microsoft updated the Xamarin.Forms project templates in VS 2017 to use .Net Standard instead of PCL for writing the shared code (including the …

Support multiple versions of ASP.NET Core Web API #aspnet #aspnetcore

Versioning helps in rolling out features on a timely basis, without breaking the existing system. It can also help to provide additional …

The (Complete) Android Splash Screen Guide

In the past, having splash screens in your Android app were not recommended. It didn’t make much sense to intentionally delay the user by adding a …

Schedule Meetings with Xamarin.Forms and the Microsoft Graph API

Meetings can be productive, provided they’re planned and scheduled properly. There are numerous tools available to schedule meetings, with Calendar …

Software Development

The six Mobile Apps you should write

Take a look at the mobile apps on the app stores and you will see patterns emerge. The same pattern is repeated time and time again. It’s crazy to …

Apps
Software Development

3 Big Things To Explore in the Xamarin.Forms 2.5.0 Pre-Release

Over the past year we’ve been working on a couple of “big things” that enable you to create more performant applications on more platforms. With our …

Software Development
JavaScript

Multidex in depth and overriding the main dex list in Xamarin.Android

23 Sep 2016<p>This post is a continuation of Multidex in Xamarin.Android<p>Today we are going to talk about the basic mechanics of the classes.dex file and …

MultiDex in Xamarin

Hey!<p>First – lets start with a question:<p>What is Dex format and why should I even care? (theory)<p>Nowadays modern mobile users are very exigent – they …

Pro Tip: Xamarin.Forms + iOS 3D Touch

We were recently asked by a client to implement 3D Touch in their iOS application. “No problem,” we thought, except that to this point the entire app …

An Ultimate Guide to Developing an Uber type App

The recent shift in focus toward the creation of applications and platforms that leverage shared services to cater to market demands has seen a rapid …

Software Development
Software Development

Build a Serverless MBaaS with Azure Functions

I’ve been writing for a while about mobile backends as a service, or MBaaS. An MBaaS is just a service endpoint in the cloud that provides …

Software Development

Transcript: Phil Schiller, Craig Federighi and John Ternus on the state of Apple’s pro Macs

Apple invited a handful of journalists to Cupertino to talk about the future of the Mac platform. The Mac Pro is receiving a minor update this week, but the most significant updates are coming later this year, or even later.<p>You have already read the news. But we thought we would also use this …

Product Management

A Practical Guide to ASP.NET Web API

Microsoft <b>ASP.NET Web API framework</b> is the best choice for <i>developing HTTP services</i> in more simpler way. It enables us to reach more wider ranger of …

JavaScript

Implement an OAuth 2.0 Authorization Server using OWIN OAuth middleware on ASP.NET web API.

This post is a <b>beginner’s guide</b> to setting up a ASP.NET web API project with OAuth 2.0 Authentication. You can follow the simple steps on youtube.<p>You …