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Native Crash with Syncfusion and Xamarin.Forms

March 19, 2019 | News | No Comments

If you are using the Syncfusion library together with Xamarin.Forms > 3.4 you should definitely continue to read. Since the new release of Xamarin.Form 3.5, if you try to use the Syncfusion Listview (SfListView) in Release mode on Android, your app will crash. In this moment there are two things that you can do: Use […]

Basically all the apps use a Listview to show one or more list of items.\nSometimes you want to change the appearance of your items according to some parameter (for example inside the same page, sometimes you want to show partial forms, other times completed forms and so on).\n\nLet’s see how easily you can achieve this in Xamarin.

Today Microsoft has released a new version of Visual Studio to add support for Xcode 9.2 This is a FUNDAMENTAL update for Visual Studio and Xamarin as with the old version you cannot compile code for Apple (you can read the?article here). Let’s see now the complete Release notes: VS 15.6 does not respect the […]

UPDATE 4/4/2018: Microsoft has released the version 15.6.5 for Visual Studio that adds support for XCode 9.3. You can read more here. The current Xamarin tool for Visual Studio 15.6.4 is not compatible yet with Xcode 9.3 so if you update Xcode to this version, you will not be able to compile your iOS projects […]

How to add a Checkbox in Xamarin.Forms

March 13, 2019 | Tutorial | No Comments

We are going to show step by step how to create a Checkbox for Xamarin.Forms with a very simple code without the use of Custom Renderers.\n\nThis checkbox will work on every platform: Android, iOS, UWP… and the final result will be something like…

If you create a button on Android and write its text in lowercase (“my text”), when you launch the app, you can see that the text is all uppercase (“MY TEXT”).\n\nThis is not a bug but the standard style for Android.\n\nSometimes we prefer to have our text in lowercase so here I’ll show you different methods to do it…

Usually a desktop platform has a lot of available resources so many developers tend to avoid to improve the quality of their code.\nOn a mobile platform the resources are quite limited and improving the code could make a huge difference. It can transform a slow and annoying app in a great fast and great one…

Xamarin.Forms is fantastic, you write your code once inside your PCL/.NetStandard project and it will run on many different platforms.\n\nHowever sometimes we need to access directly the native platform. To do so, we can use something called DependencyService.