Category Archives: Tips

Applying Styles for Xamarin Forms control in Android from XML File.

By | March 5, 2016

Styles are one of the most important things that makes the apps more beautiful. Xamarin Forms support styles in build, but when the user needs to apply different styles to different platform then he can either apply them using platform specific code in common styles or by using the renderer for each platform and applying styles separately. In This… Read More »

Creating Custom Controls in Xamarin.Forms on IOS.

By | February 15, 2016

In our previous post we have seen how to create a custom control like RadioButton in Xamarin forms on Android. In this post we will see how to create the Radio button for iOS. By default iOS don’t support RadioButton, so what can we do is to create a simple UIButton and set an image to it on Selected and Normal state. Lets see how to… Read More »

Customizing Controls for different platforms (Android, iOS, and Windows Phone) using Renderer for Xamarin Forms

By | February 11, 2016

Xamarin Forms is a cross-platform UI toolkit that allows developers to easily create native user interface that can be shared across Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. The developer can write once and run the app in three different platforms.  Xaml and C# are  used for the development. Xamarin provides most of the basic controls for all the three platforms that are needed… Read More »