Xamarin Forms taking pictures on Android

This is an update for my previous blog post on how to use the camera and photo gallery to get images. Since then, Android made some updates on how the file system works in version 7.0 so the previous approach will not work. I’ll be going over how to fix this issue for Android. Source […]

Handling iPhone X Devices in Xamarin Forms

With the release of the iPhone X, most layouts need to be updated to work correctly with the new display. In some cases, your layout just needs more padding at the top so your content isn’t underneath the notch, or you need to move controls away from the bottom where the home button used to […]

Creating Gradients in Xamarin Forms

How to Create a Gradient in Xamarin Forms By now you’ve probably found out that Xamarin Forms does not have any built in features for gradients. In order to achieve this you will need to create a custom render, which isn’t too bad. While searching through multiple blog posts it’s pretty easy to find a […]

Xamarin Forms Deep Linking

How to integrate Deep Linking with Xamarin Forms Chances are you already know what deep linking is and have already used it on a different platform. Unfortunately, there is not much out there on how to implement this in a Xamarin Forms app. This post is not to explain deep linking in great detail but merely […]

TCorner Flexes

TCorner is a serialized blog post from our newest Labs member, Taylor Cornelius.  TCorn comes from a design background and these are his adventures on the development side of the fence. In a recent codepen I experimented with flexbox, a fairly recent addition to css which solves the troubles of floating elements. The html was […]