UI, Xamarin

Painting your screen with Xamarin Forms

Have you ever need to create an application with painting screen? 🤔 Yes!! Me too. In this post, I’m going to explain step by step how to do it. Let’s see! First of all… What do I need? ✔ Add from NuGet Package the plugin: SkiaSharp Let’s start! You must add the following namespace on your xaml page: After this, you have to add…

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UI, Xamarin

Resolving IOS Title Bar issues using Xamarin IOS

It’s probably that all of us have had a problem with IOS Title bar position, maybe getting the UI Controls in the top of the screen and that becomes annoying, so now, I’m going to explain you how to fix it. First of all… What things do I need to know? 📌 Thickness:      Defines edges position from an element. 📌 Device…

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UI, Xamarin

Creating lines in Xamarin Forms

Often we have some application screen that design needs to be divided for a line and that is why now I wrote this article about how to do it. Let’s Start! It’s too simple, you just have to add a BoxView in your screen design. Making a review about what is a BoxView, this is a graphic control that allows to…

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Talks and workshops

My experience in Latin American Women in Technologies – Latinity

On august 24 and 25,  I was in Latinity conference  (Latin American Women in Technologies) I was awarded with an scholarship, this activity was celebrated in the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana at Bogota, Colombia 🇨🇴. This experience have been one of the most beautiful and important things of my life. I had the opportunity to meet a lot of wonderful people around…

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Settings, Xamarin

Little things that you might know to prepare your project

Usually I write about some plugin explanations, functionalities, ease of using some graphic controls, among other stuff, but in this post I want to cover some little things that are important when we are preparing an application and sometimes “May not be necessary” , “Because it’s not part of the code” or “Is just because you need a functional application”.. among a…

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UI, Xamarin

Copying text from our applications in Xamarin Forms

It’s important that the users can copy relevant texts from their applications. That’s why I explain you a simpler way to do it. Let’s see! We will follow these steps: Adding the Xamarin.Plugins.Clipboard Supported platforms Adding Copy/Paste actions in our applications Creating an example First of all.. What do I need? ✔ Add from NuGet Package the plugin: Xamarin.Plugins.Clipboard: Supports following platforms: Xamarin.Android…

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UI, Xamarin

Doing a Pull To Refresh in a ListView using Xamarin Forms

When we add a ListView control in our applications, normally we don’t see a loading control indicator while we wait for the data but there are some properties that help us to add this control. Let’s see! Let’s Start! How to add the PullToRefresh icon in the ListView? I show you bellow the way to create a ListView in the XAML. I…

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UI, Xamarin

How to work with advanced Pop-ups in Xamarin Forms

Normally, we can see some simple Pop-ups in applications that allow us display some information or some similar thing, but sometimes we need more power from them. In this post, I will show you how create advanced Pop-ups with Rg.Plugins.PopUp plugin in Xamarin Forms. We will cover the following topics: ✔ What plugin do I need ✔ Creating Pop-up page ✔ How to call the Pop-up ✔ Initializing on platforms ✔ Pop-up properties First…

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Xamarin, Xamarin Android

Comprehending screen densities in Xamarin Android

All of us at the time of adding images to the resources folder, have seen inside there a lot of folders with the prefix name drawable followed with a “-“  and each one of the screen density types (drawable-hdpi , drawable-xhdpi , drawable-xxhdpi and some others). But what can I do with these folders? To better understand, first we must have some previous knowledge: ⚪   Pixel:      …

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