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 more

Xamarin.Forms: from zero to hero – part 1

Hercules - From zero to hero

Time to get my hands dirty, finally some programming! Or is it? Just a little bit of theory for now. Personally I always like to get some form of 101 before I start something. Today there is a nice little website that provides in that called YouTube. So before I actually got started I set … Read more

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 more

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.┬áVisual 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 more