GUIDE ON WHERE TO LEARN XAMARIN FOR FREE

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When we were learning Xamarin a few years ago, “Xamarin University” was a great resource to learn and understand the fast-growing Xamarin framework (now MAUI). It was the official way of gaining Xamarin Certification and ramping up on a recognized skill. …


The popular MVVMCross Nuget Package

Xamarin Native was extremely popular as a cross platform solution, and MVVMCross the most popular framework used with it, primarily due to it’s reliability and robust capabilities. Fortunately, Xamarin Native and MVVMCross both get frequent updates, but most companies don’t regularly update their apps or app frameworks because they didn’t…


Amazon App Store Submission- Entry page

As Miguel De Icaza teased and then revealed on his Twitter, Windows 11 will allow users to install Android apps through the Amazon App Store. …


There have been numerous questions on different forums, of developers asking how to build Xamarin Apps using the terminal/CLI. The primary software/program used for Xamarin cross platform development is Microsoft’s Visual Studio. Visual Studio is classified as an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) that is used to build Xamarin apps. So…


In Xamarin Forms, if you bind ViewModel Commands to Page Buttons, all of the logic from the button click action takes place in the ViewModel. The problem is that the ViewModel doesn’t have access to the Xamarin Forms controls, and so it’s difficult to access functions of Views from your…


REJOICE MOBILE DEVELOPERS, THE TIME HAS COME

Wireless build and debug for Android is a feature mobile developers have been waiting for years, especially since iOS enabled wireless debugging years ago. From Android 11, the process has been simplified and you can finally get rid of wired build and debugging!

There’s a few steps involved, but luckily…


While working on the feature development, maintenance & white-labeling with our biggest client, we received an email from Monotype stating that the apps were using their fonts without a license. They didn’t provide details about which app or which font in the 16 apps (8 titles) violated the policy. Until…


iOS Picture In Picture Button Appearing in the top left of the video player

DEVELOPING APPS NATIVELY PAYS OFF GREATLY

Picture In Picture (PIP) was introduced years ago in iOS 9, but it was only available for iPads. It was brought to iPhones recently in iOS 14, so I wanted to implement it in my app. The iOS 9 documents showed that several steps were involved to implement this, and…


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App Store showing app compatibility with Apple’s M1 Chip Mac

WORKS FOR ALL APPS, INCLUDING CROSS PLATFORM & HYBRIDS

Apple announced that the new Mac computers with the ARM 64 processor will be able to install compatible iOS & iPad apps. Just like you, I was super curious to know if my apps would be “compatible” too. I tried to search multiple articles and blogs to understand what the…

The First Prototype

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