Weekly Xamarin - Issue 263 - 13th Jun 2020

KYM PHILLPOTTS

Lots of great content in this weeks newsletter, including a bunch of great Snippets being shared and many other community posts.

Have a great weekend everyone,

Kym

Weekly Xamarin

CODE

Consuming REST API with Swagger

Nick looks at consuming a REST based API by first importing its Swagger and using that to generate the code for accessing the API.

Consuming REST API with Swagger / OpenAPI in Xamarin and Uno Applications by Nick

azurewebsites.net

How To Convert Base 64 to Image in Xamarin

Learn how to convert Image to base 64 and vice versa which is useful for transferring image data.

How To Convert Base 64 to Image in Xamarin by Logesh Palani

blogspot.com

DESIGN

Visualizing Easings

A useful site to view common easing curves on a range of interfaces.

Easings - Generate Cubic Bezier Easing Curves by Works

easings.co

BUSINESS & MARKETING

Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2020

This report is based on a survey of 65,000 software developers from 186 countries around the world.

Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2020 by [Stack Overflow]

stackoverflow.com

TESTING

Code Snippet for Xamarin Month: It's all in the Name

Naming is hard! But consistency is also important. In this entry to #XamarinMonth, Tom shares a code snippet for creating test methods, that help prompt for a consistent and clear naming style.

Code Snippet for Xamarin Month: It's all in the Name by Tom Soderling

github.io

IOS

Building and releasing a Xamarin WatchOS app to TestFlight

A really helpful and detailed story here from Damian on building and relasing a WatchOS app to TestFlight for beta testing. Not only does he cover how, but also the issues he faced and how he resolved them. A troubleshooting masterclass!

Building and releasing a Xamarin WatchOS app to TestFlightBuilding and releasing a Xamarin WatchOS app to TestFlight by Damian Mehers

damian.fyi

XAMARIN FORMS

Simplifying Xamarin.Forms Grid Column and Row Definitions

One of the downsides of XAML is that it can become very verbose. A specific area where this happens is when using a Grid and you start defining rows and columns. To overcome this, a change has been merged that will make your live (and XAML!) a whole lot easier. In this post you will learn how.

Simplifying Xamarin.Forms Grid Column and Row Definitions by Gerald

verslu.is

Iconic Text Avatars

Text Avatars are the most elegant alternative to profile pictures in modern design. In this post, Ahmed shares how to achieve this with SkiaSharp.

Create Iconic Text Avatars using skiasharp and xamarin forms by Ahmed Fouad

itnext.io

Get started with TinyMvvm

This is a tutorial that will guide you through how to get started building an app using Xamarin.Forms and TinyMvvm.

Get started with TinyMvvm by Daniel Hindrikes

danielhindrikes.se

Cleanup Your Xamarin.Forms MVVM Bindings Using Value Converters

When working with Data Binding in Xamarin.Forms you can often end up with a property in your ViewModel that's of the wrong type or needs to be converted.

Cleanup Your Xamarin.Forms MVVM Bindings Using Value Converters by Lachlan Gordon

mfractor.com

Snippets for TinyMvvm

This blog post is a part of the Xamarin Month, a great initiative by Luis Matos. Daniel shares his favorite snippets for using TinyMvvm.

Snippets for TinyMvvm by Daniel Hindrikes

danielhindrikes.se

Validation Snippets in Xamarin Forms

In this article Charlin Agramonte shares snippets for form Validation which is an important part of any application that allows data entry.

Validation Snippets in Xamarin Forms by Charlin Agramonte

xamgirl.com

Working with connectivity in Xamarin Forms

As Developers, it's important to handle the connection states of our applications because you can make decisions based on what to show or do in our App when a certain state is notified.

Working with connectivity in Xamarin Forms by Leomaris Reyes

askxammy.com

Overriding Back Button in Xamarin.Forms Shell

Udara shares lessons learnt about overriding the the Back Button navigation in Xamarin.Forms Shell applications.

Overriding Back Button in Xamarin.Forms Shell… by Udara Alwis

wordpress.com

Xamarin Month - XAML code snippets

A lot of us love Xamarin.Forms and also love XAML. This #XamarinMonth entry from Andreas, sharing snippets of common XAML components we use like listview and collectionview, is definitely a really helpful one, not just for saving time but also helping you learn how the parts work if you are new to creating them.

Xamarin Month - XAML code snippets by Andreas Nesheim

andreasnesheim.no

Code Snippets for Xamarin.Forms BindableProperty

Another post as part of #XamarinMonth CodeSnippets. This time a great one from Marco Siccardi on BindableProperty and how to speed up creating those!

Code Snippets for Xamarin.Forms BindableProperty by Marco Siccardi

msicc.net

NUGET OF THE WEEK

Sharpnado.Shadows

For when one shadow is never enough - Sharpnado.Shadows is here to help you out.

Sharpnado.Shadows: add many shadows to any Xamarin.Forms view by Jean-Marie Alfonsi's Picture

sharpnado.com

PODCASTS & VIDEOS

Xamarin Community Standup - Build 2020 Recap + .NET MAUI

Join the Mobile .NET Teams for our community standup covering great community contributions for Mobile .NET, Xamarin, Xamarin.Forms, Components, and more. This time doing a build recap and a dive into Maui.

Xamarin: .NET Community Standup - June 11th 2020 - Build 2020 Recap + .NET MAUI by Xamarin Developers

youtube.com

Build 2020 Updates

James and Matt recap all of the great Xamarin announcements - and then you can go out and watch all the sessions. Plus this episode covers how to build iOS extension while reusing some Xamarin.Forms pages a new Azure + Mobile documentation center and so much more.

Build 2020 Updates by Xamarin

xamarinpodcast.com

Merge Conflict: 205: Monetization

In episode 85 of running a business and building apps we discuss ads! Why your app and website should have them or maybe not and if so how to make money.

Merge Conflict: 205: Monetization by Merge Conflict

mergeconflict.fm


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Weekly Xamarin - Issue 263 - 13th Jun 2020