Last week I gave a Xamarin session to students of the PXL in Hasselt (Belgium). You can find a lot of tutorials about Xamarin, but most of the time they only point towards 1 specific topic. When writing a real world app you can't get your boss satisfied with a
When scrolling through all your open apps on your mobile phone, you get a quick look of what the window will look like when you reactivate the app. For some apps (like banking apps) you don't want data leaked via the preview image that was taken when the app was
Akavache is an awesome library to use when it comes to caching. It's fast, cross platform and it abstracts the complexity of working correctly and fast with sqlite.
Sometimes you need to verify the exact data that is stored. You can write some code in your app to read the
I've been programming some Xamarin Forms apps. Setting up a good solution and structure your code isn't always easy. The Xamarin frameworks are evolving fast and the setup you did some months ago suddenly doesn't feel that appealing anymore. The way Xamarin.Forms handled navigation changed dramatically over time, the
Last month I went to Xamarin Evolve. A lot of great new stuff was announced like workbooks, the iOS simulator for windows, the Xamarin.Forms previewer,... But besides all those big announcements there were a lot of small takeaways that make your life as a developer easier. One of those