Xamarin.Forms 3.3.0: Little Things, Huge Difference

David Ortinau
David Ortinau
October 18, 2018 Xamarin.Forms

The Xamarin.Forms team has been working closely with our open-source community to help fill in the “little things”. Things you’ve told us are important to building your mobile apps and […]

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Complex Animations in Xamarin.Forms using Finite State Machine

Slava Chernikoff
Slava Chernikoff
October 16, 2018

This guest post was contributed by Slava Chernikoff, a Principal Engineer at Binwell. Microsoft MVP and Xamarin Certified experienced mobile cross-platform and native developer. Also, a previously honored Nokia Champion […]

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Protect your Xamarin.Android Apps at Runtime with Dotfuscator

Bill Leach
Bill Leach
October 12, 2018

This is a guest blog by Bill Leach. Bill is CTO and co-founder of PreEmptive Solutions, makers of Dotfuscator and DashO application protection tools. Protecting Your Xamarin.Android Apps In a […]

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Upgrade Your App with Sentiment Analysis

Brandon Minnick
October 4, 2018 Xamarin Platform

Understanding the sentiment of an email or text message can be difficult. Someone may send a message, intending for it to be encouraging, but it may be accidentally interpreted as […]

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Happy Sentiment

Mobile Developer Events in October

Jayme Singleton
Jayme Singleton
October 1, 2018 Events

.NET Conf Local Events Watch all the live sessions from .NET Conf right on Channel 9! With a wide selection of content by feature speakers from the community and .NET product teams, take this opportunity to learn, teach, and get inspired for your next project. .NET Conf events are still happening all over the globe […]

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Using the Android Designer Split View

Bret Johnson
September 24, 2018 Android

The ability to see the design view and layout XML at the same time, side by side, was one of our most requested features for the Android Designer. With Split View, new in the Visual Studio 2017 version 15.8 release, you can switch back & forth freely between both modes of working. Edit the layout XML to see the changes immediately previewed in […]

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Get Ready for iOS 12 and Xcode 10

David Ortinau
David Ortinau
September 19, 2018 iOS

Support for iOS 12 and Xcode 10 to accompany Apple’s Xcode Gold Master (GM) release has just been announced! We have also published updated documentation and samples to help you quickly get started with all the latest new features. Now, build your Xamarin.iOS (and of course Xamarin.Forms for iOS) applications with Xcode 10 GM and […]

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Handling input from Apple Pencil

Prashant Cholachagudda
Prashant Cholachagudda
September 19, 2018 iOS

After months of contemplation before finally buying an Apple Pencil to go along with the iPad Pro, it turns out it is as magical as they say! This blog post […]

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Xamarin.Forms 3.2.0 Released: Going Big with Little Things

David Ortinau
David Ortinau
September 17, 2018 Xamarin.Forms

Xamarin.Forms 3.2.0 continues the theme of previous releases to give you big wins by making little things much easier to do. The entire version 3 series has been about reducing […]

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Watch the .NET Conf Live!

Jayme Singleton
Jayme Singleton
September 10, 2018 Events

The 3-day virtual developer conference co-organized by the .NET community and Microsoft is finally here! Now the question is how and where to watch the .NET Conf which will be […]

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