UWP MaxLines and IsPassword bugs in Xamarin.Forms

I have managed to get two PRs merged with Xamarin.Forms that squash two bugs for UWP when using Xamarin.Forms. In this post, I will give you a little insight in how the bugs could happen and how I managed to fix them. MaxLines bug First, let’s have a look at the MaxLines bug. This is … Read more UWP MaxLines and IsPassword bugs in Xamarin.Forms

Embedding native controls in your Xamarin.Forms app

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As of version 2.3.3 and above of Xamarin.Forms it is now possible to embed native controls in your Forms app. I’ll let that sink in for a minute. Native controls, defined in XAML, from your PCL, without the need for any renderers whatsoever. Isn’t that just awesome?! Whoa! Native controls? In XAML? Awesome right?! But … Read more Embedding native controls in your Xamarin.Forms app

Unlocking native control features the Xamarin.Forms way

While Xamarin did a great job with Forms in providing us with a set of controls that can be used creating our awesome UI, they didn’t (and couldn’t) enable all of the features that come with a Button or Label or.. whatever! So they did the basics, which is absolutely fine! But when you are … Read more Unlocking native control features the Xamarin.Forms way

Snppts.io: share your amazing Xamarin.Forms designs!

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Update: Snppts.io is discontinued and apparently someone picked it up and turned it into malware. Do not go to snppts.io anymore. We have reincarnated Snppts, you can read all about it in this post. For the past few weeks, me and my good friend Steven have been busy creating a platform for sharing your beautiful … Read more Snppts.io: share your amazing Xamarin.Forms designs!

Using custom fonts on iOS and Android with Xamarin.Forms

Edit March 14th, 2018: By the request of one of my followers on Twitter I have set up a sample repository here: https://github.com/jfversluis/CustomFontsSample. Please note that the code is different from below and I did a new blogpost with the latest bits, because some things have changed (for the better!). Seeming that this post is still … Read more Using custom fonts on iOS and Android with Xamarin.Forms

Localization of the default iOS controls

When you are not from a English speaking country like myself, you will probably find yourself creating apps in your native language from time to time. Localization is something that you probably want to look into. While doing just that in Xamarin.Forms I noticed that, when using controls like the SearchBar (which is further explained in … Read more Localization of the default iOS controls

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

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

Xamarin.Forms: from zero to hero – part 2

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Sohbet konularına karşı olan ilgim de epeyce yüksektir. İlgimin bu kadar zonguldak escort yüksek olmasından ötürü gelen konuşkan escort Masöz tavırlarımda yer alan bir erkeğe kendimi en kaliteli şekilde sunabilir, duygularımı da aynı kaliteli tavırlarımla bir arada gösterebilirim. Daha da ötesinde bu kaliteli olan ilişki anlayışlarımı da sizlere en kaliteli şekilde taşıyabilecek o seksi kadın … Read more Xamarin.Forms: from zero to hero – part 2