Category Archives: xamarin
CommitStrip has made an excellent illustration regarding the difference between native development and cross platform development. It’s already from 2014, and the labyrinth is probably a bit smaller now, while on the other hand the hut improved to an appartment building, but it still hits the nail right on the head.
Sometimes it’s necessary for the user to grant some access rights, e.g. for camera or photo library. Typically the user is asked on first access, but if he denies he will not be prompted anymore. So you should forward the user to the settings page instead of just saying “Hey, go to your settings page […]
Of course you have already heard of .NET standards , otherwise have a look at the link. So it’s not a question WHETHER you migrate, it’s a question WHEN you migrate. More and more nuget packages are already migrated, so I decided it’s about time to migrate my app. Asking friends before migration, Tobias referenced […]
Last week I stumbled upon Luce Carters interesting Youtube Tutorial Setting up VSTS CI for Xamarin Forms. It’s very well explained, so if you prefer to watch it as a video: Switch over to Luces Tutorial! Otherwise here is a written step-by-step guide how to setup continuous Integration (CI) with Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) […]
If you have implemented Push Notifications in your Xamarin Forms iOS and Android app (maybe as explained in Setup Xamarin Forms for iOS Push Notifications or Setup Xamarin Forms Android App for Push Notifications), you might also want to know whether user has enabled Push Notifications in his system settings so you could show a warning […]
As a result of increased market pressure and a special spirit of optimism, more and more companies are looking for mobile app strategies for their companies. Due to uncertainty or lack of information, however, many people are reluctant to do so. Mobile Strategy Coach Marco Seraphin explains what is important for a professional company app […]
If you are using SQLite as local database for your Xamarin Forms application, you might want to have a look at the local database with a database browser. Here’s short information about how to browse through your local SQLite Database for Xamarin Forms.
Sometimes it’s a benefit for the user if you could read his contacts and show them in a list so the user could select one or more of them. To read all contacts from a local Addressbook on iOS or Android using Xamarin Forms, James Montemagno has created a Contacts Plugin some time ago. Be […]