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A quick introduction to .NET MAUI

Have you ever done any mobile development in the Microsoft ecosystem? Then you might’ve heard about Xamarin. The technique...

Adaptive Icons in Android

Recently I’ve picked up a few little projects again after having been on a hiatus of sorts. I noticed I hadn’t blogged for...

Handling the new UIDatePicker in Xamarin.Forms

In iOS14, Apple introduced us to a new UIDatePicker. However, you may want to revert back to the old wheel-like style. How...

Styling the Android bottom tabs animation behavior and font

I recently used the bottom tabs navigation for Android, which comes with a fancy animation scaling the selected item. But ...

Going dark; easily implementing dark mode in your Xamarin.Forms app

Dark mode; it’s all the rage in apps these days. Its main goal seems to be saving our eyes from burning out when reading t...

Improving the touch targets in your apps using Xamarin.Forms

We can interact with our phones in different ways, but the most commonly used one is through touch. But what makes for goo...

How to provide negative numeric input on Xamarin.Forms iOS

When creating a text input in Xamarin.Forms you might want to show a numeric keyboard. However, when setting it up and run...

PancakeView goes v2.0! Here's what's new.

It’s been in the making for quite a while and the road to getting to the end result has been quite a struggle. However, it...

Revisiting the base page concept using ContentView - Part 1

A while ago I wrote a blog about using the concept of a base page in Xamarin.Forms. Since people are still looking at opti...