Database, Xamarin

Getting started with Local databases in Xamarin Forms

Most of the Applications that we develop, needs to have a local database to have some important information saved on the device, it’s important that, we only try to save information that is really necessary and locally required in our device, so our app always have the best performance possible. In this post, we will be learning how to implement a local database…

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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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Behaviors, UI

Applying Mask in Xamarin Forms

When we develop an Application, it’s important to take into consideration every feature possible to ease the user’s experience. Our brain behaves based on patterns, therefore, has the ability to understand certain information faster according to its presentation. For example: Without having to read a lot, we can see that “(809) 222-3333” is a telephone number. That’s why, in this post,…

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UI

Quick tips to decorate texts in Xamarin Forms

It has happened to all of us that we have to develop some pages full of texts without any feature else and as we know a lot of text together can overwhelm the user. That’s why in this post we will be learning to create it as friendly as possible to make our app’s user experience better. In this time we will…

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UI, Xamarin Essentials

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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UI, Xamarin Essentials

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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Controls, UI, Xamarin

Let’s use the SearchBar control in Xamarin Forms

This time I will tell you about the SearchBar, which is a control that allows us make a search of a specific information between a set of these. To understand better, I will be display these topics in the following sets: 🔹 SearchBar basic structure 🔹 Implementing SearchBar Page Let’s start!!! SearchBar basic structure To understand better, is important to know…

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Xamarin

Simple tips to make better your Xamarin Experience on iOS

There are certain topics that are simple but often really hard to find online and we can spend dead hours only to find out how simple they are!, Today I will share with you some tips that are really simple, but can ease our Xamarin experience on iOS a lot. Things like how change the simulator orientation or how change…

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UI, Xamarin

Working with AbsoluteLayout in Xamarin Forms

Often, while developing an application we face situations where we have a design that needs to implement different layouts that are not the ones we normally use (For example: StackLayout, GridLayout). Some mockups have a more complex design in which we need to organize some graphic controls overlapping others. That’s why, now Im going to explain you an easy way to learn…

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Errors Compilations, Xamarin, Xamarin IOS

How to fix IB Compiling error in Xamarin IOS

Errors table: ❌    ibtool exited with code 1 (ProjectName.iOS) ❌   Compiling IB documents for earlier than iOS 7 is no longer supported. (ProjectName.iOS) ibtool So, Let’s see two options to fix it!!!  Option 1⃣: Modify the Deployment target On your IOS project, find the Info.plist file and open it, inside there in the Deployment Info category just set the Deployment Target with a version from 7.0 or higher. And problem fixed!  ⚠ The…

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