I love creating C#, .NET, and Mobile apps. I am an avid coder & developed countless apps. I love working closely with the community, helping fellow mobile + cloud developers make 5-star apps!
Adding a Search Bar to Xamarin.Forms.NavigationPage
31 Oct 2020 Update: Updated for AndroidX + Xamarin.Essentials Let's look at how to add the native search bar control into the Xamarin.Forms.NavigationPage Both Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android offer the capability to natively add a search bar to the navigation bar using UISearchController and SearchView, respectively. But,
Introducing GitTrends: GitHub Insights
iOSAndroid [https://apps.apple.com/us/app/gittrends-github-insights/id1500300399] [https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.minnick.gittrends]I am so excited to release GitTrends on Product Hunt today! https://www.producthunt.com/posts/gittrends-github-insights GitTrends helps you to monitor your GitHub Repositories: ✅ Connect to GitHub ✅ Monitor GitHub
Updating to Azure Functions v3 in Visual Studio
Azure Functions v3 was recently released on 09 December 2019 [https://azure.microsoft.com/updates/announcing-go-live-release-for-azure-functions-v3?WT.mc_id=functionsv3-codetraveler-bramin] with support for .NET Core 3 [https://docs.microsoft.com/dotnet/core/whats-new/dotnet-core-3-0?WT.mc_id=functionsv3-codetraveler-bramin] and .NET Standard 2.1 [https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet/announcing-net-standard-2-1?WT.
Xamarin: Efficiently Using a SQLite Database
The most popular SQLite ORM for Xamarin is SQLite-net. Let's explore the most efficient way to use it in our apps! If you'd like to skip to the completed code, jump to Section 9: Put It All Together. A completed sample app using this implementation is also available here: https:
Making ObservableCollection Thread-Safe in Xamarin.Forms
ObservableCollection is the recommended collection [https://docs.microsoft.com/xamarin/xamarin-forms/user-interface/listview/data-and-databinding?WT.mc_id=threadsafeobservablecollection-codetraveler-bramin] to use for ListViews, but it isn't thread safe. Let's explore how we can fix this and use it in our multi-threaded apps! The Xamarin.Forms team recommends using ObservableCollection [https://docs.
Traveler: Los Angeles
Where am I? I am currently at the Andaz West Hollywood Hotel [https://westhollywood.andaz.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html] just outside of Los Angeles, California. I'm in town volunteering at Athena Hacks 2018 [http://athenahacks.com]. Athena Hacks is an incredible hackathon hosted by the University of Southern
Walkthough: Creating UI Tests for Xamarin.Forms Apps, Part 2
In Part 1 [https://www.codetraveler.io/2018/05/22/creating-uitests-for-xamarin-forms-apps-part-1/#traveler] , we created a File -> New Xamarin.Forms app, and added UI tests to it. In this post we'll learn how to create scalable UI tests that allow us to reuse code using Page Object architecture. We'll take
Traveler: Prague, June 2018
I recently finished an amazing trip to Prague (known as Praha by the Czech) where I had am amzing opportunity to speak at the Prague Azure User Group [https://www.meetup.com/Azure-User-Group/] and mDevCamp 2018 [https://www.codetraveler.io/mdevcamp2018/], and also joined the .NET CZ Podcast [bit.ly/