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Christian Hissibini

I am a Tech enthusiast who loves to blend Dev & Design on Web and Mobile Platforms. I am also a Windows Platform Dev MVP

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Xamarin.Forms: Consuming a RESTful Web Service

Posted on août 19th, 2017.

Using the HttpClient class to communicate with a web service Integrating a web service into an application is a common scenario. This article demonstrates how to consume a RESTful web service from a Xamarin.Forms application. Representational State Transfer (REST) is an architectural style for building web services. REST requests are made over HTTP using the […]

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Xamarin.Forms: Adding a Mac App

Posted on août 2nd, 2017.

Before you start, create (or use an existing) Xamarin.Forms project. You can only add Mac apps using Visual Studio for Mac. Adding a Mac App Follow these instructions to add a Mac app that will run on macOS Sierra and Mac OS X El Capitan: In Visual Studio for Mac, right-click on the existing Xamarin.Forms […]

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Xamarin.Forms: Application Indexing and Deep Linking

Posted on juillet 20th, 2017.

Application indexing allows applications that would otherwise be forgotten after a few uses to stay relevant by appearing in search results. Deep linking allows applications to respond to a search result that contains application data, typically by navigating to a page referenced from a deep link. This article demonstrates how to use application indexing and […]

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Xamarin.Forms: Adding iOS-specific Formatting

Posted on juillet 17th, 2017.

One way to set iOS-specific formatting is to create a custom renderer for a control and set platform-specific styles and colors for each platform. Other options to control the way your Xamarin.Forms iOS app’s appearance include: Configuring display options in Info.plist Setting control styles via the UIAppearance API These alternatives are discussed below. Customizing Info.plist The Info.plist file lets you configure some […]

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Xamarin.Forms: Custom Animations

Posted on juin 11th, 2017.

The Animation class is the building block of all Xamarin.Forms animations, with the extension methods in the ViewExtensions class creating one or more Animation objects. This article demonstrates how to use the Animation class to create and cancel animations, synchronize multiple animations, and create custom animations that animate properties that aren’t animated by the existing […]

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Loading and displaying images in Xamarin.Forms

Posted on juin 9th, 2017.

Images can be shared across platforms with Xamarin.Forms, they can be loaded specifically for each platform, or they can be downloaded for display. Images are a crucial part of application navigation, usability, and branding. Xamarin.Forms applications need to be able to share images across all platforms, but also potentially display different images on each platform. […]

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Xamarin: Stratégie de partage de code pour iOS et OS X

Posted on avril 10th, 2016.

L’un des atouts majeurs de Xamarin est le partage du code C# entre les différentes plateformes mobiles. Cependant Xamarin permet aussi de cibler la ligne de systèmes d’exploitation OS X de la plateforme Mac. Si vous vous aventurez dans le développement d’application iOS en utilisant Xamarin.iOS, vous serez sans doute surpris de constater la quantité […]

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Walkthrough: Data Binding for UWP – Part 3 – Compiled Binding

Posted on mars 31st, 2016.

Compiled Binding Compiled bindings (often just referred to as x:Bind) is a new type of binding mechanism in Windows 10 Universal Windows Platform (UWP) which does all the heavy lifting during compile time, instead of doing it during runtime via reflection, which improves performance significantly but also has some other benefits such as strong typing […]

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Walkthrough: Data Binding for UWP – Part 2 – Converters

Posted on mars 31st, 2016.

Create a converter If you run the code now you’ll note that the red Border (the BadassStatus) is visible for all the Aliens. However, we need to display it only when the Power exceeds 500. To address we’re going to use a little trick.  We going to add a Converter to the Page.Resources that will let us […]

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Walkthrough: Data Binding for UWP – Part 1 – Classic Binding

Posted on mars 31st, 2016.

Classic Data Binding  Create a blank Universal Windows app We will begin by creating a project from the Blank app template. In a new instance of Visual Studio 2015, choose File > New > Project to open the New Project dialog. Navigate to Installed > Templated > Visual C# > Windows > Universal and select […]