UI, Xamarin

#SomeTips: Best practices for UI Handling!

When designing user interfaces, there are may ways to handle / create elements into it. We know that the way we do it can either save us many lines of code or not, and also can have an impact in the performance of our application. At the Microsoft 365 LIVE event I talked about this topic and now I wanted to write…

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UI, Xamarin

Replicating Exotic Fruits App in Xamarin Forms

Howdy!!! ?‍♀ I’m continue doing what I love ?In this case we are going to replicate an Exotic Fruits UI obtained from Dribble. You can check it 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…

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UI, Xamarin

Inheriting styles in Xamarin Forms

When designing an application it’s common and also an excellent practice to work with styles, especially when we have controls with the same visual characteristics. But we also encounter scenarios where two or more controls which will need different styles but with most of the visual properties exactly the same, so what do we normally do in these cases? ……

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Xamarin, Xamarin Essentials

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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UI, Xamarin

Let’s replicate a Travel App in Xamarin Forms

Howdy!!! ?‍♀ In this #LoveMonth let’s continue with the third post of the UI series for February! In this case we are going to replicate a Travel UI obtained from Dribble. You can check it 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…

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UI, Xamarin

Let’s replicate a Banking Profile UI in Xamarin Forms

Howdy!!! ?‍♀ In this  #LoveMonth, let’s continue with the second post of the UI series for February! In this case we are going to replicate a Banking Profile UI obtained from Dribble. You can check it here! ⚠ Before starting, to get the best out of the post, I’ll leave you some instructional notes so that you have a better…

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UI, Xamarin

Replicating user profile UI in Xamarin Forms

Howdy!!! ?‍♀ For February, as #LoveMonth, I decided to create a post series on a topic that I  ? !! … So weekly, I’ll be replicating some UIs starting from basic to more complex. Together we can create great things, so are you ready to start it!?  ? The first article of this series is a basic UI that we will…

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UI, Xamarin

Replicating Food UI Sample

Well, I tell you that I really LOVE this!?I’m always searching different screen designs for mobile applications and I saw this one for a food application that I liked and when I saw it I definitely wanted to replicate it! The design was obtained from the Dribble following link. We will be building the first screen! Tools that I used…

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UI, Xamarin

Understanding the differences between Margin & Padding and Translation properties

Hi!! And merry Christmas to all! This time we will be learning about two things I have received questions about, they may be easy to confuse because both properties handle the same values and behaves similarly, I’m talking about the Padding and Margin properties, on many occasions we tend to use them as “equivalent” properties, but it is important to understand what the difference…

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UI, Xamarin

Adding custom fonts in Xamarin Forms

Often, when we need to apply a design we find different Fonts to which we think fits best with the design, for that reason use a custom Font. That’s what we’re going to be learning in this post!! Let’s start! For the example I will use the Cute Jelyfish font, you can find it here. The first that we have to learn is…

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UI, Xamarin

Showing Design Time Data with XAML Previewer

From developer to developer, I would like to start this article by asking some questions: 1⃣  Have you ever experienced that you want to show the progress of the design of a screen and for this you need to add test data to the XAML so that the user can see the results, right? 2⃣  So after you convinced the…

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Xamarin

Make your life simpler with the CollectionView’s Layouts 😎

CollectionView allows us display a list of data. It’s very similar to the ListView but this control enhances the performance and memory management of the list and covers different layout presentations such as: Vertical, horizontal and grid, making it a lot better and saving us our precious development time. This control is available from the version of Xamarin Forms 4.0.…

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Performance, Xamarin

Tips to improve performance in Xamarin Forms

It’s amazing when we use apps that have a quick response time, It’s very nice to see the applications which compromise our waiting time as little as possible. That’s why, as developers, we must put enough effort in ensuring that every application we make has the best performance possible. Granted, It’s amazing to be able to freely use components and…

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