Triggers, Xamarin

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, Xamarin

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, Xamarin

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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NewNewsXamarinForms, Xamarin

Adding FallbackValue and TargetNullValue properties to BindingBase in Xamarin Forms 3.2.0

Sometimes when we work with bindings in Xamarin.Forms you may find yourself binding to a property that may or may not have a value assigned to it. For those situations the new and improved Xamarin.Forms version 3.2.0 contains two new methods to include in your bindings, those are FallbackValue and TargetNullValue. First of all… What do I need? Update the Xamarin.Forms version to the 3.2.0.…

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NewNewsXamarinForms, Xamarin

UI surprises in Xamarin Forms 3.2.0

Hello!! Actually, it’s available Xamarin Forms 3.2.0 and now I’m going to show you some of my favorites new features. I hope this will be very useful for you! Let’s see!!! First of all… What do I need? Update the Xamarin.Forms version to the 3.2.0. What’s new? 🎯 Editor Placeholder/PlaceholderColor Now, to make our Editor controls friendlier, it’s available to use two new…

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Events, Xamarin

Making clickable graphic controls with TapGestureRecognizer

At the time of creating a screen design, we add all the graphics controls that we need, some of they need to be a clickable controls, but.. what happened if not all of your screen controls supports the Click event? For example, some controls as Label, Image… There is a solution! Now I will teach you, how can we make unclickable controls, clickable.…

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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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