Xamarin, Xamarin Essentials

Gettings Contacts with Xamarin Essentials

Sometimes we have to integrate some functionalities into our Apps that require obtaining information from contacts, previously, to achieve this we had to take more development time, but now we have very good news!!! Xamarin Essentials included it for us!💚 We can implement this simply and easily! In this post, we will be learning how to do it! 😎 First of all… What…

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Xamarin Essentials

Knowing the File Picker in Xamarin Forms

Howdy! 💁‍♀️ Happy new year!! 🎄Welcome to my first post of the year! This time we will be learning about a very interesting topic that was recently included in Xamarin Essentials, this is the File Picker!! 😮 First of all… What do I need? Let’s add some platform settings. To implement it, follow the instructions added below: We have more…

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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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UI, Xamarin Essentials

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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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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