Hot Reload: Now Available in Xamarin.Forms

Xamarin.Forms XAML Hot Reload

A feature that is highly anticipated, has now been launched: XAML Hot Reload for Xamarin.Forms. If you have seen the keynote at the Xamarin Developer Summit you have already seen this in action.The keynote also included a whole lot of more awesome stuff! But in this post, I will show you a bit more on … Read more Hot Reload: Now Available in Xamarin.Forms

Visual Studio for Mac 2019 Preview at a glance

To get the Windows and Mac versions more aligned, we now have Visual Studio 2019 preview for both platforms. This shiny new version has been introduced as part of Microsoft Connect(); along with a whole lot of other goodness. In this post, I will tell you a few things about what stood out at a … Read more Visual Studio for Mac 2019 Preview at a glance

Reusable custom usercontrols with BindableProperty

While working on a project I hadĀ to develop multiple forms which involvedĀ multiple fields which required to input a (valid) date. Xamarin already included a default DatePicker. But I need one which could be fit into my form being a TableView, also provided by Xamarin. Unfortunately for me, they didn’t combine these two to create a … Read more Reusable custom usercontrols with BindableProperty

Xamarin.Forms: from zero to hero – part 2

Hercules - From zero to hero

In my previous post I have covered the basics of starting with Xamarin, more specific Xamarin.Forms. There I have described that my first app would be a business app for the company I work for. In the meanwhile I have been working on this app to get it ready for the App Store, Market and/or Play … Read more Xamarin.Forms: from zero to hero – part 2

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 Setting up shop for Xamarin