3D Touch your Xamarin(.Forms) app: apply pressure to icon area

3D Touch in action on iPhone 6s

Now that I have got a new iPhone 7 that supports 3D Touch it’s about time to have a play with that! In case you have missed it, 3D Touch (or Force Touch) is a concept that Apple introduced with the iPhone 6s (Plus) and iOS 9. It lets you press the screen a bit … Read more

Using custom fonts on iOS and Android with Xamarin.Forms

Although I wouldn’t recommend doing it too much – you should avoid it to create a most consistent user experience¬†– there are certain scenarios in which you would want to show a custom font. In a recent project, this is something I needed to do! Being the nice guy that I am, I won’t keep … Read more

Localization 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. While doing just that in Xamarin.Forms I noticed that, when using controls like the SearchBar (which is further explained in a previous post), the Cancel button keeps saying Cancel, … Read more