A complete guide on the Accessible Apps

Table of Content 1. What is Xamarin? 2. What is Accessibility of an App? 3. Impending Accessible Apps 4. Points to keep in mind while developing App 4.1. Creating Visible Content 4.2. Support large size of content 4.3. Navigation must be good and understandable 4.4. Image and Icons 4.5. All platform Supportive 5. Conclusion What is Xamarin? Xamarin is a platform developed by Microsoft and is fully open source for developing latest...

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Correct Use of Data binding with ListView & CollectionView in Xamarin.Forms

Whenever we need to show our data in a list structure we use ListView. It does all the tasks that we desire but its performance is not very good due to lack of visualization support. In Xamarin.Forms 4.3, we got one new component named CollectionView. CollectionView is as same as ListView and does the same tasks but the only difference is that it is better with good performance than ListView. To bind the data of the ListItems and ListView or CollectionView, we use the MVVM...

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ContentPage Customization using Xamarin.Forms

Table of Content 1. Introduction 2. Creating a ContentPage in Xamarin.Forms 3. Consuming the ContentPage from Xamarin.Forms 4. Creating a Custom Renderer for every platform 5. Conclusion Introduction ContentPage is the simplest and most common page among all the types of pages available in XamarinForms. It is mostly used to display only a single view that can be StackLayout or GridLayout or ScrollLayout. It is a visual element of the page and occupies most of the...

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Custom Radio button with Xamarin. Forms 5

Table of Content 1. Introduction 2. Create RadioButtons 3. Display string-based content 4. Associate values with RadioButtons 5. Group Radio Buttons 6. Respond to RadioButton state changes 7. Respond to a property change 8. Control Template 9. Conclusion Introduction A radio button is a type of selection control that allows users to choose one option from a set of options. There is no default RadioButton control in Xamarin. Forms, so we must build our own...

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All about Command Interface in Xamarin Form

To use the command interface, you can specify a data binding that targets the Command property of Button where the source is a property in the ICommand type ViewModel. The ViewModel contains code related to the ICommand property that is implemented when the button is clicked. You can set CommandParameter to arbitrary data for the difference between multiple buttons if they are bound to the same ICommand property in all ViewModel. Sometimes the View needs to include buttons that trigger...

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