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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…

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…

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…

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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