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Xamarin Forms: Public C# Properties Missing on Android

While working on the mobile apps for McAllen Next (my new side project, stay tuned for more soon!), I discovered a very strange issue when running the app on Android; I kept getting repeated errors like this: Binding: ‘IsLoading’ property not found on ‘RegionModel’, target property: ‘Xamarin.Forms.Label’ and as such, the UI would not bind […]

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Adding Tapped Event Gestures to Any XAML Control with Xamarin Forms

We previously looked at how to create User Controls with Xamarin Forms to display an Image Button for the different activities in our Falafel 2 Go application. Now that we have these reusable buttons, we need to make them tab-enabled so that they can launch the appropriate activity. As we’ll see in today’s post, this […]

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Beyond the ListView: Fancy Layouts with Xamarin Forms

We’ve already seen how Xamarin Forms makes it easy to create cross-platform applications that share common layout and behavior. While the included controls like ListView encapsulate a lot of useful behavior, they don’t make for the fanciest layouts. Read more at the Falafel Software Blog: Beyond the ListView: Fancy Layouts with Xamarin Forms

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Using Xamarin Forms DependencyService and Azure Mobile Services to Add Authentication to Cross-Platform Apps

We previously looked how to create a Xamarin Forms App using Azure Mobile Services for storing and retrieving data. However, up until now, we have been saving the data globally so that it is accessible to all users. This post will explore how to add device-specific authentication to each app so that users can register […]

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Creating Global Resources for Xamarin Forms Apps

In our last post (Creating Device-Specific Properties in Cross-Platform Apps with Xamarin Forms) we looked at how we can leverage Page Resources to create device-specific properties that can be reused across the page. Today we’ll look at how we can convert these and other reusable property definitions to global resources so that all of an […]

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