Grids in Xamarin Forms Made Simple

Recently I’ve been talking with some people that are having some difficulties understanding Grids, and to achieve similar things they use other kinds of layout. In this article, I’m going to explain step by step how to use a grid, why, and what you can achieve with it. Let’s start with the basics A grid is a […]

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Step Bar in Xamarin Forms

Imagine that you want to create a tutorial in your app or just want to make the filling of a simple and boring form a much more entertaining experience. Using a “step by step” is the ideal way of keeping the user engaged but also making them follow a very streamlined process while at the […]

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Navigation Bar with Shadow in Xamarin Forms

Material design is a comprehensive guide for visual, motion, and interaction design across platforms and devices. In mobile apps, Android support it by using the Material Theme which determines the look and feel of views and activities starting from Android 5.0 (Lollipop) on. One particular thing of Material Design is the use of shadows. In the […]

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Image Entry in Xamarin Forms

Sometimes we have a design in which one we need an entry with an icon inside, in this article I will show you how to achieve that in Xamarin Forms by using a custom renderer per platform. Let’s code 1- Create the control  As you can see here, I created five main properties: Image: Property to […]

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Lottie Animations Step by Step in Xamarin Forms

Lottie is a library created by Airbnb that allows you to run animations. It works by using a Json file that provides the content to render the animation. Thanks to Martijn van Dijk, this awesome library is also available on Xamarin Forms. For more information checkout the repository here: https://github.com/martijn00/LottieXamarin. Also, I would recommend checking out […]

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