UI, Xamarin

Handling strings in our XAML’s

In this article, I just covered a few recollections of some simple but important topics to improve our Xaml’s and that are too needed and to useful in everyday life to develop an application. I hope these topics are useful for you. Let’s start! 😎 We will be learning the following topics: ✔ Concatenating strings ✔ Adding special characters to the texts ✔ Making multiple…

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MVVM, Xamarin

Applying MVVM design pattern

As Developers, we all want our code to work, but if we just write code, chances are we end up with a complex code, and really hard to read, we all want our code to be clean, organized and easy to read, that’s where Design Patterns come into play. But exactly why do we use it?  Design patterns offers us…

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Images, Xamarin

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, Xamarin

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, Xamarin

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, Xamarin

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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