Xamarin.Forms and Zeplin: Speed Up Your Design to Development Process

Arnstein Johansen
Arnstein Johansen
October 23, 2018 Xamarin.Forms

This guest post was contributed by Arnstein Johansen, a Norwegian software engineer interested in mobile and web development. He works for Itema AS, a consultant agency in Trondheim, Norway and […]

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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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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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Using the New Xamarin.Forms Controls Toolbox

Maddy Leger
Maddy Leger
August 24, 2018 Xamarin.Forms

Xamarin.Forms empowers you to deliver the same experience to multiple platforms. Using a set of UI elements abstracted from common mobile app controls, like text inputs and buttons, you can quickly create a functional cross-platform UI. Xamarin.Forms compiles these generic controls down to the platform-specific version, maintaining the native look and feel of your app. […]

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Adaptive Mobile Designs with FlexLayout

David Ortinau
David Ortinau
August 3, 2018 Xamarin.Forms

Xamarin.Forms is fantastic for quickly shipping a single code base to multiple platforms and devices. As soon as you are present on all those different screens, you need to make sure your UI looks as you expect, and even adapt the layout for your specific goals. FlexLayout makes this easier than before and provides new […]

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Xamarin.Forms 3.1: Improving the Little Things

David Ortinau
David Ortinau
July 18, 2018 Xamarin.Forms

Earlier this year, we surveyed Xamarin.Forms developers about the kinds of custom controls and extra platform code being written repeatedly that should be considered for support “in the box”. From […]

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Build 2018: Conference Vision Demo App

David Ortinau
David Ortinau
June 7, 2018 Xamarin.Forms

At Build 2018 we shipped Xamarin.Forms 3.0. Did you miss the announcement? No worries, you can watch it here to catch up on many of the great new things that will help make you more productive building cross-platform mobile applications with C# and Visual Studio. In the few weeks leading up to the release, David […]

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Try the Latest Release of Xamarin.Forms 3.0!

David Ortinau
David Ortinau
May 7, 2018 Xamarin.Forms

We are overjoyed to bring you our latest stable release of Xamarin.Forms, version 3.0. This is our fastest, richest release to date coupled with fantastic improvements up and down the Xamarin stack such as the latest XAML IntelliSense experience in Visual Studio 2017. When you upgrade to 3.0 you’ll discover new layout and styling power […]

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Implement Drawer and Split UI with the Xamarin.Forms MasterDetailPage

Mark Taparauskas
Mark Taparauskas
April 26, 2018 Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

Drawer navigation and master-detail UI are two powerful patterns that guide users through content in applications with significant amounts of data or many pages. Xamarin.Forms provides the MasterDetailPage to help you implement both presentation styles. Using MasterDetailPage in Xamarin.Forms MasterDetailPage does a lot of the work for you if you know how to specify a […]

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Community Books on Xamarin Development

Jayme Singleton
Jayme Singleton
April 20, 2018 Android, Education, iOS, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

Xamarin development is constantly growing and evolving to meet the needs of developers. To help you find the right resources for your development education, we’ve curated a list of community books written about Xamarin. Books on Xamarin Xamarin Cross-platform Application Development: Second Edition Author: Jonathan Peppers Published: April 2015 This book is a practical guide […]

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