Two weeks ago, we asked the community to share the code snippets that help them write amazing apps even faster. Five winners were chosen at random, and here is the gist of it:

Jason Fox:
Snippet Name: Xamarin.iOS Image Blur
Platform: Xamarin.iOS
Function: Image blur extension method for Xamarin.iOS

Runar Ovesen Hjerpbakk:
Snippet Name: Async and await together with UIAlertController
Platform: Xamarin.iOS
Function: This snippet shows how to use a TaskCompletionSource to enable async and await together with UIAlertController.

Matthieu Guyonnet-Duluc:
Snippet Name: Android Behavior – WPF Style
Platform: Xamarin.Android
Function: Reproduce the beloved WPF behaviors in Android

Ken Pespisa:
Snippet Name: SQLite Extension methods for Save & Delete
Platform: Xamarin.iOS
Function: Save the specified entity by calling insert or update, if the entity already exists.

Ryan Davis:
Snippet Name: InlineTableViewSource
Platform: Xamarin.iOS
Function: A subclass of UITableViewSource that allows you to define UITableViewDataSource and UITableViewDelegate methods inline, rather than subclassing.

Find even more speedy code snippets for your apps in the Get The Gist forum thread, and a big thanks to all who participated in the Give Us the Gist of It Contest!