Posts tagged with "xamarin.forms"

October 9, 2018 14:54 in

Creating a parallax carousel in Xamarin.Forms

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!

March 19, 2018 16:17 in

Creating a simple but good-looking app tutorial

A lot of apps currently in stores have some sort of walkthrough or tutorial screen that walks you through the basic functionality of an app. Let’s see what kind of things go into making one of those shall we?

November 17, 2017 13:35 in

5 cool things announced at Microsoft Connect 2017

Microsoft Connect 2017 has come and gone and a lot of new awesome stuff was announced across the board. I’m partial to mobile development using Xamarin and the whole Devops process using VSTS, so here’s 5 things from the mobile/devops space that I thought were pretty cool! 

September 20, 2017 12:14 in

Creating a good-looking Xamarin.Forms UI: Spotify

It seems like people really like this kind of content, so I decided to keep it up for now. This is the third instalment in this series already and this time we’re going to be taking a look at the Spotify UI!

September 11, 2017 11:47 in

Using Effects in Xamarin.Forms

Developers can use Effects in Xamarin.Forms to customize native controls and add some styling of their own. But why not simply use a custom renderer to achieve the same thing? While that is certainly possible there are some benefits to Effects.

September 5, 2017 11:34 in

Creating a good-looking Xamarin.Forms UI: Runkeeper

My previous post about creating a fancy Xamarin.Forms UI was a whole lot of fun to do and I got some awesome feedback so it’s time for another. Since running is one of my hobbies I see a whole lot of this app up close. It’s both as simple in design as it is functional […]