Images

Optimizing & Handling Images with FFImageLoading

At time to develop an application, if we need to add a lot of images, we know that the resource consumption will be increasing as many images as we add, thereby the memory of the device and the application performance will be affected. That’s why, in this article I will explain you a powerful way,  to help improve the device performance and…

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UI

Working with GridLayout in Xamarin Forms

When we are developing an application, is very important to know what Layout is better for our needs. For example, imagine we are writing a calculator app, we can use a StackLayout or a GridLayout. But… Really, what would happen if we create a calculator based on a set of StackLayouts? Because of the amount of nested views we need for our…

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Talks and workshops

TechTalk with MenthorHer program

About the video: Language:                                                Spanish Participating countries:                      Dominican Republic 🇩🇴 –  Bolivia 🇧🇴 Interview link:                            …

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UI

Creating Accordions in Xamarin Forms

Sometimes, we need to include in our ListViews, some additional options to make better the user experience and the usability on the screen. That’s why now I’m going to explain to you how to do an Expandable ListView (Accordion) in Xamarin Forms. Let’s see! Which steps do I have to do? 1⃣ Step one:  Let’s create the Model In this example, we…

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Talks and workshops

My Experience on .NET Conf CO 2018

On November 8, 9, 10 and 11, I was invited to participate as a speaker in .NET Conf CO 2018.  This conference is the most important .NET event celebrated in Medellin, Colombia 🇨🇴. The event took place in the Ruta-N building, which is the innovation and business Medellin center, created to promote innovative business technologies. In this great event where given different…

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Behaviors

Learning to use Behaviors in Xamarin Forms

What is a Behavior? Behaviors let you attach a piece of functionality to an element in a view. This feature can be reusable and give us an easy way to do unit testing. Which steps do I have to do? 1⃣  Create the Behavior container class To add a Behavior in a control you must create a class which inherits from the Behavior<T>  class.…

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Triggers

Getting started with Triggers in Xamarin Forms

Sometimes, we need to make some actions when an event happens or when a control property is changed. So, to do it Triggers are the solutions! With Triggers, we can add one or more actions to our controls, based on what do you want to do, maybe to make an action when a click event happens in a Button or when an Entry…

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UI

Easy way to create circle buttons in Xamarin Forms

I have seen a lot of people asking about how to create circle buttons in Xamarin Forms. I read about a quick and easy way to create that circle button effect so I have decided to make this post to share it as a reference. Let’s Start! Let’s see the properties There are two properties you can set to get…

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Videos

Playing videos using Xamarin Forms

Getting videos to play in our application is a dynamic way to display important content that can help us to offer a better user experience, avoiding users to exit the application to see video resources that requires the application at runtime. In the post, we will be explaining this topic, in the following points: 🔶 Platform implementation 🔶 Adding the video player in the XAML…

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