Xamarin, Xamarin Essentials

Adding Shortcuts with Xamarin Essentials

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…

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Working with connectivity in Xamarin Forms

I think you have been in a situation that you lost internet connection and you stay without knowing what happened since nothing notified you  ?‍♀. .. And it is in bad taste since as users we practically do not know what is happening and we simply believe that the application had stopped working ?. To avoid this, as Developers, is…

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Launching Apps in Xamarin Forms

I imagine that at some point when you are developing an application you have faced a requirement that it needs to open another application from within the one you are developing. This type of requirements that involve the call of third-party applications is very common, for example when the user wants to make some kind of connection with social networks…

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Sharing information in Xamarin Forms

Sometimes, we need to share information from our App to other apps, such as an address, a file, an URL among others. Xamarin Essential gives us the power to do it! In this post we will be learning how to do it. This post will be divided in the following topics:   ? Platform Supports ? Sharing overload methods ? Experimental…

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UI, Xamarin Essentials

Customizing browser appearance in Xamarin Forms

It’s too friendly when we see an Application with the perfect combination regarding Look & Feel. Some of these Apps needs to access to an external page, which forces us to use browsers that do not help us keep the color scheme used in our application.☹ But…What if I tell you that now you can change the appearance of your…

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Converting Colors in Xamarin Forms

This time, I want to share with you this great feature. Let me tell you something, when I saw this functionality I really LOVED IT ?  !!! Because I can play with the colors! ? In this post, we will be learning about the different functionalities that Xamarin Essentials bring to in the System.Drawing.Color library. This explanation will be divided in the following…

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