Tag Archives: Xamarin Forms
To upload an Android App Bundle you must be enrolled in App Signing by Google Play.
You get the following error message when uploading your Xamarin Forms .aab file to Google Play Store? To upload an Android App Bundle you must be enrolled in App Signing by Google Play. For me, it happened when I switched from APK to AAB. General explanation for switching to AAB could be found in Publish […]
Logging in Xamarin Forms using NLog
For exception logging you could use online services like Microsofts AppCenter but sometimes you need a more detailled log and more flexibility, like changing log target and log level on the fly. Therefore here is an overview how to do logging in Xamarin Forms apps using NLog. The summary is based on several other existing […]
Tips on Performance for Xamarin Forms Android and iOS
As I had to search around how to speed up Start Time of Xamarin Forms Android app, I’ve searched some blogs for general tips. As I know I need it probably later on again, I’ve wrapped some tips here. These sources used are. If you want to know more about it, I’ve added the number […]
Add Android Skins in Visual Studio for Mac
How to add an individual skin in android virtual devices emulator with Visual Studio for Mac to use in Xamarin Development.
Hide Status Bar in Xamarin Forms for iOS and Android
If you want to hide the status bar at the top of iOS and Android, here is the code to do it in Xamarin Forms.
PushAsync is not supported globally on iOS, please use a NavigationPage
Ever ran into this problem? Easiest fix: Check your App.xaml.cs. Did you set your MainPage directly like MainPage = new StartPage(); ? If so, just change it to MainPage = new NavigationPage(new StartPage()); But it also appears where you cannot change it easily, e.g. if you are on a carousel page and want to open a new […]
Adding Google AdMob to Xamarin Forms iOS
There are already several good implementation guides to get Google Admob into your Xamarin Forms application, depending on what you need, e.g. from James Montemagno, Adam Pedley, Sharma Pranav or many others. Everything went fine on the first day on the simulator, using Googles Test Ad Unit IDs. But on the second day, Ads are […]
Difference between native development and cross platform development in a picture
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.