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Telerik UI for Xamarin R3 2020 SP: RichTextEditor Features & More Support for Image Export

4 days ago | Telerik

The Telerik UI for Xamarin R3 2020 service pack is here, bringing you additional improvements to the RichTextEditor, image export, and many other fixes. A little over a month after the Telerik UI for Xamarin R3 2020 release, we are making the service pack available for download. It comes with a couple of new features for the RichTextEditor, support for images other than Jpeg and Jpeg2000 as well as ImageQuality different than High for the PdfProcessing library, and the regular pile of bug fixes.

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Xamarin.Forms - Mobile Network Speed Check(Slow or Fast) in Android

2 days ago | Delpin Susai Raj

In this blog post, you will learn how to check you mobile network speed(slow or speed) using android native in Xamarin.Forms. Introduction Xamarin.Forms code runs on multiple platforms - each of which has its own filesystem. This means that reading and writing files is most easily done using the native file APIs on each platform. Alternatively, embedded resources are a simpler solution to distribute data files with an app.

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Episode 80: Seeing AI

2 days ago | The Xamarin Podcast

Seeing AI (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/ai/seeing-ai?rtc=1) is an app for iOS that narrates the world around you. And it's built with Xamarin and Azure. In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, Matt talks to the folks behind Seeing AI. The history of the app, how it was built, and the challenges and successes encountered along the way. All of this in this episode of the Xamarin Podcast. Download Seeing AI (https://apps.

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Adding Shortcuts with Xamarin Essentials

3 days ago | Leomaris Reyes

Howdy!!  I hope you are very well and safe in your home taking care of your health and your loved ones! 💕 In this time I’m so happy to write about an amazing API recently included in the Xamarin Essentials 1.6, as is the AppActions! This allow us to create shortcuts in our Apps just using Xamarin Essentials! 💚 Besides…Continue Reading→

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In-app reviews for your Android apps

3 days ago | The Xamarin Blog

This is a guest blog by Saamer Mansoor. Saamer is a tinkerer and an app developer at TheFirstPrototype.com. You can find him on Twitter @saamerm, writing on Medium, and contributing to Open Source on GitHub. When Android’s Play Core v1.8 was released in August 2020, The post In-app reviews for your Android apps appeared first on Xamarin Blog.

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Xamarin.Forms 5 Is Here!

3 days ago | The Xamarin Show

This week, James is joined by David Ortinau, Xamarin Principal Program Manager, who is here to talk about all of the goodies that are available in the brand new release Xamarin.Forms 5.0! He walks us through what is in, what is out, and what are the major themes of the release. This includes final releases of Brushes, CarouselView, Drag & Drop, RadioButton, Shapes, and so much more!Show Links:Blog: Xamarin.

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Xamarin.Forms - Network Speed Monitor

4 days ago | Delpin Susai Raj

 In this blog post, you will learn how to monitor you network speed in Xamarin.Forms. Introduction Xamarin.Forms code runs on multiple platforms - each of which has its own filesystem. This means that reading and writing files is most easily done using the native file APIs on each platform. Alternatively, embedded resources are a simpler solution to distribute data files with an app.

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48: Moving from Xamarin.iOS to Swift. With Damian Mehers

6 days ago | Kerry W. Lothrop

On this episode of DevTalk I speak to Damian Mehers about applying your Xamarin.iOS knowledge using Apple’s Swift. Links: Episode 38 with Immo Landwerth Combine .NET Code Contracts Fody C# Source Generators Kotlin/Native as an Apple Framework Swift on Android

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Battery efficient background time-based location updates on iOS

6 days ago | Rendy Del Rosario

When tracking location updates on iOS, there are certain scenarios where we want to get regular location updates based on time as if used wisely,… Continue ReadingBattery efficient background time-based location updates on iOS The post Battery efficient background time-based location updates on iOS appeared first on Rendy's Website.

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224: iPhone 12 is here with magnets!

6 days ago | Merge Conflict

That is right, we are back with another full breakdown of a lovely apple event. This time it is the Apple Homepod Mini and iPhone 12 event. Follow Us Frank: Twitter, Blog, GitHub James: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Merge Conflict: Twitter, Facebook, Website, Chat on Discord Music : Amethyst Seer - Citrine by Adventureface ⭐⭐ Review Us (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/merge-conflict/id1133064277?mt=2&ls=1) ⭐⭐ Machine transcription available on http://mergeconflict.

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Query & Interact with Apps in Android 11 with Package Visibility

10 days ago | The Xamarin Blog

Android 11 introduced several exciting updates for developers to integrate into their app experience including new device and media controls, enhanced support for foldables, and a lot more. In addition to new features there are also several privacy enhancements that developers need to integrate into their application when upgraded and re-targeting to Android 11. The post Query & Interact with Apps in Android 11 with Package Visibility appeared first on Xamarin Blog.

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5 Tips to Easily Use the Grid for Layouts in Xamarin.Forms

10 days ago | Syncfusion

Howdy! In this article, we will be talking about a very interesting topic: grid  controls and how we can use...

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OTP Auto-Fill Entry for iOS with Xamarin.Forms

11 days ago | Gerald Versluis

I have to admit, after reading the tweet below I assumed it was about iOS, but of course this should have also been about Android. Anyway, I implemented the iOS APIs on how to catch that One-Time Password (OTP) that you might receive through a text and let it be autofilled in your Entry. TL;DR, ... Read more The post OTP Auto-Fill Entry for iOS with Xamarin.Forms appeared first on Gerald Versluis.

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Thinking Out Loud: Events, Messaging and Mvvm Navigation with XAML Frameworks

11 days ago | Nick Randolph

This post will explores mvvm navigation further, employing the latest c# 9 code generator to reduce the boilerplate code that developers have to write. The post Thinking Out Loud: Events, Messaging and Mvvm Navigation with XAML Frameworks appeared first on Nick's .NET Travels.

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Enable Dark Mode in iOS Simulator

12 days ago | Delpin Susai Raj

 Make sure your iOS version should be iOS 13 or LaterGoto Settings in your iOS Simulator.Now scroll down in settings, you're able to see the Developer in the list. Click Developer.Now, Enable the Dark Appearance toggle. Your simulator will behave dark mode.Your simulator is Dark Mode.I hope you have understood how to enable the dark mode in iOS Simulator.Thanks for reading. Please share your comments and feedback.

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Xamarin.Forms - Support Dark Mode

13 days ago | Delpin Susai Raj

In this blog post, you will learn how to give support Dark Mode in Xamarin.Forms. Introduction Xamarin.Forms code runs on multiple platforms - each of which has its own filesystem. This means that reading and writing files is most easily done using the native file APIs on each platform. Alternatively, embedded resources are a simpler solution to distribute data files with an app. Dark Mode Nowadays iOS and Android apps should support both Dark and Light Theme.

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223: How App Updates Work

13 days ago | Merge Conflict

How to app updates work, what do you need to know, migrate, and hook into? Or do you need to at all? Follow Us Frank: Twitter, Blog, GitHub James: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Merge Conflict: Twitter, Facebook, Website, Chat on Discord Music : Amethyst Seer - Citrine by Adventureface ⭐⭐ Review Us (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/merge-conflict/id1133064277?mt=2&ls=1) ⭐⭐ Machine transcription available on http://mergeconflict.


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Combining UI Elements with the Xamarin Chat Control to Create a Conversational UI with Microsoft MVP Codrina Merigo [Webinar Show Notes]

16 days ago | Syncfusion

This blog provides the show notes for the October 8, 2020, webinar “Combining UI Elements with the Chat Control to...

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Episode 79: October of Releases

16 days ago | The Xamarin Podcast

This month James and Matt talk about all of the new releases that are out and ready for you to code with in October! There's a new iOS. There has to be a new XCode then too. What would another month be without a new Xamarin.Forms preview release be? And this one is Xamarin.Forms 5!! And there's Xamarin.Essentials too! It's not all new releases though in this pod - lots of news to talk about too. Hack your way to some swag with Hacktoberfest.

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Binding Tools for Swift | The Xamarin Show

17 days ago | The Xamarin Show

This week, James is joined by Steve Hawley, Engineer on Xamarin iOS, who talks about some brand new binding technology to take Swift libraries for iOS and turn them into beautiful C# libraries for your apps.Show Links:GitHub: Binding Tools for SwiftGitHub: Sample Project - SandwichesFollow @JamesMontemagnoNever Miss an Episode: Follow @TheXamarinShowUseful Links:Learn more about XamarinLearn more about Xamarin.

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Xamarin.Essentials 1.6 preview: macOS, media, and more!

18 days ago | The Xamarin Blog

Xamarin.Essentials has been a staple for developers building iOS, Android, and Windows apps with Xamarin and .NET since it was first released last year. Now, we are introducing Xamarin.Essentials 1.6, which adds new APIs including MediaPicker, AppActions, Contacts, and more. Not to mention that this release also features official support for macOS! The post Xamarin.Essentials 1.6 preview: macOS, media, and more! appeared first on Xamarin Blog.

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Shadows and MaterialFrame blur: Performance Updates

18 days ago | Jean-Marie Alfonsi

https://github.com/roubachof/Sharpnado.MaterialFrame https://github.com/roubachof/Sharpnado.Shadows Shadows gets itself a BitmapCache Well it was a bit of a journey (https://www.sharpnado.com/shadows-leaks/), but Shadows gets finally its BitmapCache \o/ With this cache for a given Color, BlurRadius and Size, only one instance

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TinyMvvm for Xamarin.Forms

18 days ago | Daniel Hindrikes

My session from Xam Expert Day is published on YouTube:

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How to provide negative numeric input on Xamarin.Forms iOS

19 days ago | Steven Thewissen

When creating a text input in Xamarin.Forms you might want to show a numeric keyboard. However, when setting it up and running your app on iOS you can’t put in negative numbers. What’s up with that? Looking at the problem… As you probably know by now, Xamarin.Forms is an abstraction layer on top of various... The post How to provide negative numeric input on Xamarin.Forms iOS appeared first on Steven Thewissen: Mobile Developer from the Netherlands.

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XamExpertDay 2020 Online: A Full Day of Deep-Dive Xamarin and .NET MAUI Content

19 days ago | Gerald Versluis

On Friday October 2nd 2020 Glenn, Tobias, Kerry and myself organized the fifth edition of the XamExpertDay (also known as Expert Day for Xamarin). Because of COVID, just like any other event we were forced to do it online. In this post you will read a bit about the history and this specific instalment. TL;DR: ... Read more The post XamExpertDay 2020 Online: A Full Day of Deep-Dive Xamarin and .NET MAUI Content appeared first on Gerald Versluis.

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47: The Xamarin Community and XamExpertDay. With Saamer Mansoor

20 days ago | Kerry W. Lothrop

On this episode of DevTalk I speak to Saamer Mansoor about the Xamarin community and XamExpertDay. Links: Comet XamExpertDay 2020 individual sessions NFC Plugin for Xamarin The First Prototype

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Asyncify a method and event response

20 days ago | Peter Foot

It’s common to come across a pattern where you call a synchronous method to kick off an activity then await an event which gives you the result (or an error). In the process of building 32feet‘s Bluetooth LE library this became a familiar sight both for Android and iOS APIs. The goal was to create […]

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222: Cool New Tech

20 days ago | Merge Conflict

Drone cameras, 3d printing with pens, google tvs, and so much more! Follow Us Frank: Twitter, Blog, GitHub James: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Merge Conflict: Twitter, Facebook, Website, Chat on Discord Music : Amethyst Seer - Citrine by Adventureface ⭐⭐ Review Us (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/merge-conflict/id1133064277?mt=2&ls=1) ⭐⭐ Machine transcription available on http://mergeconflict.fm

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Quick ways to free space on your Xamarin Mac machine

6 months ago | Saamer Mansoor

A Xamarin Developer’s ScrollContinue reading on Medium »

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Replicating User Profile UI | The Xamarin Show

23 days ago | Leomaris Reyes

Program name:                                  The Xamarin Show – Channel 9 Talk name:                                           Replicating User Profile UI | The Xamarin Show Host:    

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Join Hacktoberfest at the Xamarin Community Toolkit

23 days ago | The Xamarin Blog

You may have heard about the Xamarin Community Toolkit by now. This toolkit will be an important part of the Xamarin.Forms ecosystem during the evolution to .NET 6. Now is the time to contribute since it is “Hacktoberfest” after all! What is the Xamarin Community Toolkit? The post Join Hacktoberfest at the Xamarin Community Toolkit appeared first on Xamarin Blog.

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Replicating User Profile UI | The Xamarin Show

24 days ago | The Xamarin Show

This week, James is joined by Leomaris Reyes, Microsoft MVP, who walks us through building beautiful user interface step-by-step with Xamarin.Forms!Show Links:AskXammy.comBlog - Replicating User Profile UI in Xamarin.FormsFollow @JamesMontemagnoNever Miss an Episode: Follow @TheXamarinShowUseful Links:Learn more about XamarinLearn more about Xamarin.FormsLearn more about Cross-

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.NET Conf 2020 and Community Events this October

24 days ago | The Xamarin Blog

Virtually tune-in to communities around the world through amazing online events, streams, and recordings this October. Stay connected to your developer communities through the upcoming .NET Conf 2020, virtual Meetups, community stand-ups, podcasts, and more! As well as discovering ways to get started with .NET tutorials and hosting your own virtual experiences. The post .NET Conf 2020 and Community Events this October appeared first on Xamarin Blog.

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Hunting Xamarin.Forms Shadows leaks on Android

25 days ago | Jean-Marie Alfonsi

So I was testing the brand new BitmapCache for Android I created for Sharpnado.Shadows. I was getting sure that the reference count for each shadow bitmaps was correctly decreased and/or removed (when count reaches 0). I was happy with the result after stacking different MainPage of my Shadows

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Xamarin.Forms 5 Preview: Advanced UI Controls for Beautiful Apps

26 days ago | The Xamarin Blog

Xamarin.Forms 5 brings to stable release features that you have seen in preview over the latest several 4.x releases. This includes solid and gradient Brushes, CarouselView, drag-and-drop, RadioButton, Shapes, and SwipeView. These new features inject new creative potential for your application designs to create beautiful, The post Xamarin.Forms 5 Preview: Advanced UI Controls for Beautiful Apps appeared first on Xamarin Blog.

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How to Use C# 9 in Xamarin.Forms Projects Today

26 days ago | Alex Shirshov

.NET 5 is around the corner. It brings a plethora of good stuff, but what makes me excited the most are the new C# features: records and…

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221: Swift on Windows, Clean Code, and iOS 14

27 days ago | Merge Conflict

Now back to our normally scheduled lightning topics with awesome listener suggestions including Swift on Windows, .NET Maui, Database selection, clean code, iOS 14, and more. Follow Us Frank: Twitter, Blog, GitHub James: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Merge Conflict: Twitter, Facebook, Website, Chat on Discord Music : Amethyst Seer - Citrine by Adventureface ⭐⭐ Review Us (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/merge-conflict/id1133064277?mt=2&ls=1) ⭐⭐ Machine transcription available on http://mergeconflict.


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Laconic is available on NuGet

29 days ago | Alex Shirshov

Laconic, my library for writing Xamarin.Forms apps in full MVU style in C# is available on NuGet. The package name is short and concise; it…

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Replicating Sneakers UI in Xamarin Forms

one month ago | Leomaris Reyes

Howdy!!! 🙋‍♀️In this case we are going to replicate a Sneaker UI App obtained from Dribble. You can check the design here! Before starting, to get the best out of the post, I’ll leave you some instructional notes so that you have a better experience reproducing the UI: At the beginning, you will see an image with the original UI where…Continue Reading→

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Customer Showcase: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

one month ago | The Xamarin Blog

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is known for its many areas of involvement in the movie industry, but it is most famous for the annual awards show, The Oscar’s ®. The development and infrastructure teams needed to update how The Academy’s members interacted with their events, The post Customer Showcase: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences appeared first on Xamarin Blog.


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Converting My Contacts: Step 4. Finishing it up

one month ago | Alex Shirshov

This article is a part of a series on converting My Contacts app using Laconic. The start of the series is here. Step 4: Completing the…

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Scratch View in Xamarin Forms

one month ago | Charlin Agramonte

Recently I was exploring a few random applications and found an interesting behavior that was about scratching an image and revealing the result while doing it. So I was curious about how to do that in Xamarin Forms and came across this sample, so I took it as a base and created my own ScratchViewControl […] The post Scratch View in Xamarin Forms appeared first on XamGirl.

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Episode 78: The Oscars

one month ago | The Xamarin Podcast

In this special episode of the Xamarin Podcast - Matt talks to the folks behind the Oscars app. You'll find out a ton of great insights on how the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences built a Xamarin.tvOS app, lift and shifted their infrastructure to Azure, and released a Xamarin.Forms app too. All with a little help with our friends from Microsoft's Mobile Customer Advisory Team! Follow Us: * James: Twitter (https://twitter.

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Quick Start: Telling Your New Flutter Install About your Existing Android Tools

one month ago | Joe Meyer

Recently, I had the dubious privilege of getting to set up my developer machine from scratch. Don’t get me wrong; a new developer environment is a chance for a fresh start! New toys, new experiences, clean out the clutter! But, I am also a creature of habit and spend much fo the first month with … Continue reading Quick Start: Telling Your New Flutter Install About your Existing Androi

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46: Moving to .NET MAUI. With Jon Dick

one month ago | Kerry W. Lothrop

On this episode of DevTalk I speak to Jon Dick about what’s coming up with .NET MAUI. Links: XamExpertDay Gone Mobile Podcast Pool Math app for iOS, Android, and Windows Comet: MVU for Xamarin C#9 introduction Resizetizer NT

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Build Xamarin.iOS apps using iOS 14 and Xcode 12

one month ago | The Xamarin Blog

Support for iOS 14 and Xcode 12 to accompany Apple’s Xcode 12 GM release was just announced! Now, build your Xamarin.iOS (and Xamarin.Forms for iOS) apps with Xcode 12 GM and submit your iOS 14, tvOS 14 or watchOS 7 apps to the Apple App Store. The post Build Xamarin.iOS apps using iOS 14 and Xcode 12 appeared first on Xamarin Blog.

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220: Apple Event Recap - Apple Watch Series 6 & New iPad Air

one month ago | Merge Conflict

We are back with a full breakdown of last week's exciting Apple event. We break down all of the highlights around the new Apple Watch Series 6, watchOS 7, Apple Fitness+, Apple One, and the New iPad Air. Follow Us Frank: Twitter, Blog, GitHub James: Twitter, Blog, GitHub Merge Conflict: Twitter, Facebook, Website, Chat on Discord Music : Amethyst Seer - Citrine by Adventureface ⭐⭐ Review Us (https://itunes.