UI, Xamarin

How to work with Styles XAML in Xamarin Forms

Very often we need to create the same styles for differents visual controls and we have to repeat this code for each controls as we need. .. But what happend if we can create just one style for every control without code repetition..???… In this post I’ll show you how you can create the following in XAML: Global Styles Explicit styles Implicit…

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Sounds, Xamarin

Let’s learn about Text to Speech

Sometimes we need to create an application that transform our written text to speech… But why?.. Because this makes it more intuitive and dynamic also provides better usability and can help people with visual disabilities. What is TextToSpeech Plugin? Its a plugin that let us make the text to speech. Its supported on Xamarin Android, Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.tvOS, Xamarin.macOS and Xamarin.Forms projects…

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Sounds, Xamarin

Playing sounds in Xamarin Forms

When we are creating a mobile application we want it to be friendly and intuitive. This is why it is so important to add some sounds to differentiate each action and warn the users using the Application. I’ll teach you how to do this in just three steps. First of all.. What do I need? Add from NuGet Package the plugin: Xam.Plugin.SimpleAudioPlayer Let’s…

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New news Xamarin Forms, Xamarin

Getting started with Xamarin Nightly Builds – 3.0

Nightly Builds are the latest versions from Xamarin Forms 3.0. I’m going to do an Introduction about these Builds. I hope this is useful for you. Let’s Start! What’s new? ✔ Better XAML IntelliSense experience in Visual Studio 2017. ✔ Better UI Experiences ➖ FlexLayout ➖ RTL – Right-to-left Localization ➖ CSS – Cascading Style Sheets ➖ Visual State Manager ✔ XAML compilation shows build times reduced by as much…

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