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Pancake aficionado from the Netherlands.

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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...

Live-streaming on a budget... sort of... maybe...

With COVID-19 keeping the world in its grasp your existing hobbies might not exist anymore. Same here. So it’s time to sta...

Playing with animation in Xamarin.Forms

Movement breathes life into your app. But getting started with animation in Xamarin.Forms might not be the simplest thing....

dotNETConf - First speaking gig: A retrospective

I had the privilege of being asked to speak at the latest dotNETConf, which completely focussed on Xamarin. My very first ...