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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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

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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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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