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Generating your own custom icon font made easy

March 26, 2020 21:40

Using an icon font in your app has been all the rage for a while now, but what if the existing ones aren’t to your liking? It’s pretty easy to make your own if you have vector art available for them. Let’s take a peek!

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Exploring grid overlays in DebugRainbows

February 18, 2020 20:28

I recently released a new version of my DebugRainbows plugin, which adds grid overlays to the set of debugging tools it offers. Let’s take a closer look at what they are and how to use them!

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Fixing a partial button ripple effect on Samsung devices

January 21, 2020 18:48

While building our latest Xamarin app we recently ran into an issue where a button on Android would only have a partial ripple effect. This post explores the workaround we ended up implementing.

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Introducing the Snppts Community Challenge!

November 5, 2019 11:32

As you probably know I’m one of the co-founders of the Snppts platform together with my bestie Gerald Versluis. This month of November is all about getting more content into the platform and what better way to do it than with a Community Challenge!

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Xamarin.Forms 4.2.0 is out!

August 23, 2019 14:49

A new version of Xamarin.Forms has hit NuGet feeds around the globe. Let’s take a quick peek at what has changed under the hood!

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Quick tip: Enabling DebugRainbows for an entire app

July 28, 2019 09:17

If you’re like me and mess around with UI in Xamarin.Forms a lot you might’ve come across the problem of a control or view not displaying as you’d expect it to. This little package may help you in finding out why.