December 2019

OS native functions in Xamarin.Forms

Xamarin.Forms already offers a certain set of cross-platform implemented functions. These are already included in the framework and can be used “out of box”. However, there are certain functionalities which are not accessible without custom programming.

The Xamarin framework offers a wonderful functionallity here to “pick up” such self-written methods from the right platform. The keyword is DependencyService.

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Use task list in Visual Studio

Development environments, in short: IDE (Integrated Development Environment) often offer many useful tools, widgets, extensions, etc. in a sometimes unmanageable framework. If you just want to program quickly, you don’t necessarily need them, but for longer-term projects they make the work much easier.

One tool I would not like to miss is the Task List.

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