Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo – Using a Custom Renderer to enchant your UI

Cinderella - custom renderer featured image

While Xamarin.Forms provides a unified way to also create our UI from a single code base, the default controls tend to be just that; default controls. To be able to customize these, you can use a custom renderer. Don’t get me wrong, I am very happy with these controls and they can be used to … Read moreBibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo – Using a Custom Renderer to enchant your UI

‘But without my voice, how can I…’ – Using DependencyService to implement Text-to-Speech

The Little Mermaid

If Ariel would’ve been born a few decades later (or existed at all, for that matter..), there would be no problem! She could just develop an app with text-to-speech capabilities and let that do the talking for her. In this post I will be looking at the DependencyService (documentation) and to demonstrate how that works I will … Read more‘But without my voice, how can I…’ – Using DependencyService to implement Text-to-Speech

Finding Nemo – Implementing Xamarin.Forms SearchBar

Finding Nemo

Xamarin.Forms gives you a component called the SearchBar (documentation), by default. In this post I will show you what it can do and how to use it. Like you would expect, this gives you a simple text edit box which is specifically designed to serve in search operations. To show you how easy it is … Read moreFinding Nemo – Implementing Xamarin.Forms SearchBar

Xamarin Android Emulator update

Xamarin Android Player

In an earlier post, where I talked about configuring your environment for development, I mentioned that the Android Emulator gave me a bit of a headache. On Planet Xamarin, a aggregator for multiple Xamarin minded blogs, I came across a post about making the Xamarin Android Player konulu porno work. After following the instructions in … Read moreXamarin Android Emulator update

Xamarin.Forms: from zero to hero – part 2

Hercules - From zero to hero

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Setting up shop for Xamarin

Open Sign

Ok, so Xamarin is my weapon of choice. Now what? The plan of approach seemed pretty simple upfront: Get Xamarin Get developing Get filthy rich Using the words ‘seemed’ and ‘upfront’ together might already give away the clue a little bit doesn’t it? It wasn’t as easy as I thought.. The ingredients First off; how … Read moreSetting up shop for Xamarin

Xamarin: First contact, welcome to my blog

Xamarin logo

For quite some time now I have been working with all sorts of Microsoft technologies both professionally as for just the fun of it. Visual Studio is a breeze to work with, Azure is taking giant leaps, ASP.NET never made it easier to work with the web and now for Windows Phone making apps was never … Read moreXamarin: First contact, welcome to my blog