Xamarin Forms Page Templates

Coming from a web background, I was used to having a master page that normally contained a header and footer and then let the individual pages define the content, I was disappointed that I couldn’t do that on Xamarin Forms. In order to compensate for this we needed to create a control and reference it […]

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Carousel View in Xamarin Forms

With the release of Xamarin Forms 2.2.0, we now have the CarouselView, a replacement for the CarouselPage. CarouselPage will be marked as deprecated in a future release. As of this moment there isn’t any official documentation I can find on the CarouselView, hence it was a bit of trial and error but overall very easy to implement. […]

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Custom Gestures In Xamarin Forms

Xamarin Forms only comes with a limited set of Gesture Recognizers, most notably the TapGestureRecognizer. Many times you will want more than just that and hence here is how you implement a custom gesture recognizer. In this example I will add the Pressed and Released events to a Xamarin Forms project. Sample Project is located […]

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Early Preview of Exrin

I have quietly been working away over the last few months coding a solution to problems I have continued to experience with each Xamarin Forms project. After about 1.5 years of 60hr+ weeks of exclusive Xamarin Forms development, I am approaching 5,000hrs in Xamarin Forms and it was time to put that knowledge down in a framework. The issues I have […]

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Push Notifications in Xamarin Forms

Updated: 2016-10-26 Push notifications in Xamarin Forms is an interesting project and that is because each platform implements Push Notifications and the corresponding notifications (toasts) in a different way. I will show you here using Azure Notification Hubs and Xamarin Forms. You can develop your own code to interact with each notification service, however it […]

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