If you are working on an iOS project in Xamarin Forms you will also need to register your app in Apples developer section to get a provisioning profile. This has to be done in the “Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles” part, not in iTunes Connect.
Previously I’ve shown how to add native Facebook Login in Xamarin Forms iOS App, so now it’s time to do the same also for the Android project in your Xamarin Forms Application. James Montemagno posted article “Native Android Facebook Authentication with Azure App Service” just 3 weeks ago but as he uses Azure App Services […]
In previous post I’ve shown how to login to Facebook using Facebooks native SDK using client side authentication. So now we know the user, what else can we get? Here is a guide how to get the friendlist of the logged-in user. Why the friendlist? Because next to public profile and email, friendlist is one […]
Many apps need some kind of user authentication. Instead of having users to register on your site, it’s more convenient to use existing Logins. Many social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Google offer to use their login data to authenticate users in your application. You have 2 different options of authentication: Server side or client […]
Have you ever seen this info when you start debugging your Android Application on Mac? Running an x86 based Android Virtual Device (AVD) is 10x faster. We strongly recommend creating a new AVD. But when you create a new AVD you are not able to select x86 because only “ARM” is shown in the CPU-List? […]
In one of my Xamarin Forms (using Visual Studio for Mac) project I’ve found the following error message when I try to deploy it on my iPhone for testing: Error MSB6006: “sgen.exe” exited with code 1. (MSB6006) Even though the Build output contains some more data, I did not find any clue how to fix […]
There might be times when uploading a new Xamarin Forms version to iOS AppStore is not as smooth as it should be. Before pulling your hair out, here are some tips which might help you. Additionally I’ve also added some information about how to upload your first app into Apples AppStore.
When storing settings in Xamarin Forms you are probably aware of SettingsPlugin provided by James Montemagno. If not, have a look at it! The plugin only supports simple data types like int, string, bool etc. but not lists. So if you want to store lists with the SettingsPlugin in your Xamarin Forms app you need […]
In previous posting I’ve already described how to access existing code from git at visualstudio.com using Xamarin Studio. Now here is the description how to initially upload code from Xamarin Studio into git at visualstudio.com. Create new project at visualstudio.com Login at Visual Studio Team Services. On the project tab select ‘New Project’. Select a […]
After setting up Android Push Notifications it’s time to add push notifications also for iOS Xamarin Forms Apps. Apples iOS simulators do not support Push Notifications so we need real hardward for testing. And an Apple Developer Account of course.