Xamarin.Forms 101: Accessibility using Automation Properties | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in Accessibility, Android, devtools, iOS, Xamarin.forms, xamarin.forms 101, XAML

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 take a look at how to make your Xamarin.Forms apps more accessible using Automation […]

Xamarin.Forms 101: Resources for getting started with Xamarin | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in Android, Beginner, iOS, Xamarin.forms, xamarin.forms 101, xamarin+beginner, XAML

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 take a look at some of Maddy’s favorite resources for people getting started […]

Submitting Your First Pull Request to Xamarin.Forms | The Xamarin Show | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in git, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms

This week, James is joined by friend of the show E.Z. Hart, Xamarin.Forms Engineer, who shows off how to send our first pull request to Xamarin.Forms (or any GitHub project) through GitHub.com, Visual Studio, and command line! Show Links: GitHub – Xamarin.Forms Blog – A Beginner’s Guide for Contributing to Xamarin.Forms Find James on: Twitter, GitHub, Blog, and […]

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

Posted on Posted in Android, iOS, UWP apps, Xamarin, xamarin.essentials, Xamarin.forms

Xamarin.Essentials provides developers with cross-platform APIs for their mobile applications. On this week’s Xamarin.Essential API of the week we take a look at built in color converters and helper methods simplifying development. Show Links: Xamarin.Essentials Documentation Xamarin.Essentials Getting Started Documentation Color Converters API Documentation Source Code Find James on: Twitter, GitHub, Blog, and his weekly podcast Merge Conflict. Follow @JamesMontemagno Never […]

Best Practices – Advanced Async / Await | The Xamarin Show | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in .NET, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms

This week, James is joined by friend of the show Dean Faizel, Microsoft Mobile Customer Advisory Team Engineer, who talks us through the best practices when using async and await for mobile development. Show Links: Docs – Asynchronous Programming Docs – Xamarin Async Support Blog – Getting Started with Async / Await Source Code Find James on: Twitter, GitHub, Blog, […]

Best Practices – When to use async void | The Xamarin Show | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in .NET, Android, Async, iOS, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms

This week, James is joined by friend of the show Dean Faizel, Microsoft Mobile Customer Advisory Team Engineer, who talks us through the best practices of using async void and how to avoid it. Show Links: Docs – Asynchronous Programming Docs – Xamarin Async Support Blog – Getting Started with Async / Await Source Code […]

Best Practices – Memory Management & Profiling | The Xamarin Show | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in .NET, Android, iOS, Memory, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms

This week, James is joined by friend of the show Alexey Strakh, Microsoft Mobile Customer Advisory Team Engineer, who talks us through best practices for memory management and profiling of mobile applications. Show Links: Docs – Xamarin Profiler Docs – Cross-platform Performance Source Code Find James on: Twitter, GitHub, Blog, and his weekly podcast Merge Conflict. Follow @JamesMontemagno Never Miss an […]

Best Practices – Async / Await | The Xamarin Show | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in .NET, Android, Async, iOS, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms

This week, James is joined by friend of the show Dean Faizel, Microsoft Mobile Customer Advisory Team Engineer, who talks us through the best practices of using async and await in mobile development. Show Links: Docs – Asynchronous Programming Docs – Xamarin Async Support Blog – Getting Started with Async / Await Source Code Find James […]

Xamarin.Forms 101: Control Templates | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in Android, devtools, iOS, UWP apps, Xamarin.forms, xamarin.forms 101, XAML

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 take a look at building the theme of your XAML app to be […]