Important note: this should work well with newer version of Xamarin (2.3.3). If you cannot update for some reason this article will explain workaround.
In previous article I explained how to detect show and hide events of software keyboard in Xamarin Android. I did it in my project because of the fact that some of text boxes was hidden by software keyboard that suppose to edit contents of those text boxes. In this article I will explain how to work around this issue in some older versions of Xamarin. Continue reading “Automatic scrolling to edited text box in Xamarin Android.”
It is quite strange that you can’t easily detect if software keyboard is visible or not on Android. Because of that, it is also complicated thing to do in Xamarin. Continue reading “Detecting software keyboard events in Xamarin Android”
In Xamarin if you want to use many Android native service/mechanism you have to implement it in Activity class. Or at least that is how Xamarin documentation wants you to do it. Continue reading “Xamarin Android Services Pattern on GPS example”
This article is builds on topics and solutions introduces in ViewFactory for Xamarin application and Xamarin Master-Detail Page articles. It shows method for easier navigation and use of services via IoC in Xamarin application.
Knowledge from previous examples is not necessary, but makes this article bit easier to understand. Continue reading “Xamarin with TinyIoC”
First things first – Why?
First of all I do not like how creating of views and navigation works in Xamarin.
There is much boilerplate needed to just navigate from one page to another.
Typically like in Xamarin documentation we have to obtain
INavigation interface instance, create instance of a new page, create instance of view model and all dependencies it requires.
When you page do not require view model things are real easy and Xamarin sample is just enough. Continue reading “ViewFactory for Xamarin application”