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Snppts Challenge Wrap-up

December 3, 2019 18:32

A while ago we started the Snppts Challenge, asking you to submit your good-looking UIs to the platform and promising swag in the process. Now that the deadline has passed, let’s take a quick look back on this challenge!

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Getting started with creating your own NuGet package

September 11, 2019 19:15

Have you always wanted to create your own NuGet package but not quite sure where to start? Let’s take a peek at how I built my Xamarin NuGet packages and how I distribute them using Azure DevOps!

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Breaking the Pancake mould

August 25, 2019 19:40

You may have used PancakeView in your Xamarin.Forms adventures in the past. Ever dreamed of breaking out of that rectangular/circular mould? Well, now you can with the latest PancakeView update!

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Create a kickass banking app using a BasePage in Xamarin

July 2, 2019 13:51

Have you ever had a scenario where using the built-in navigation bar and other UI elements simply didn’t cut it? Perhaps it’s been suggested to you by a designer that the default elements are just ugly. Simply roll your own and start using a base page!

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Introducing Xamarin UI July

June 7, 2019 19:48

Fellow community member Luis Matos has recently held a Xamarin Month initiative. During the entire month of February, someone from the community / Xamarin team posted a blog about Xamarin-related topics. I would love to give the concept a shot as well!

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A quick explainer: recent NuGet packages

May 21, 2019 16:50

Recently I’ve been pushing out a few NuGet packages with components that I use in my every day Xamarin work. This blog post is meant to give you a little overview of these packages and how they can help you in your daily mobile development flow.

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Travel broadens the mind…

April 3, 2019 11:53

They say that seeing new places can work wonders for your creativity. I’ve recently gone on a trip to Seattle, visiting the Microsoft MVP Summit. With half an hour to kill in between sessions, I started tinkering with another UI sample in Xamarin Forms. This is the result of that.

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Creating an encyclopedia page in Xamarin.Forms

February 7, 2019 14:28

If you frequent this blog you probably know I like creating cool-looking stuff in Xamarin.Forms. Since that’s what I like doing, why would I stop? So here’s another one!

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Xamarin.Forms in Space!

November 30, 2018 16:45

As you may have seen from reading other content on this blog I dabble in the world of cryptocurrency. To help me on my position sizing I figured I’d create a little calculator app. Obviously, if you know me, that has to look sexy. So I decided to go on a journey into space using Xamarin.Forms!

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Creating a parallax carousel in Xamarin.Forms

October 9, 2018 14:54

A while ago I wrote a small tutorial on creating a simple carousel for your Xamarin.Forms app. That post also showed off a cool parallax effect on a carousel. I’ve always wanted to come back to that effect, let’s get this show on the road!