Borderless Entries in Xamarin.Forms

To use entries with no borders in Xamarin.Forms you need to create a custom element. Luckily this is done pretty quickly with two damn simple custom renderers and I’ll show you how to do it!

Create a new entry control

Because we do not want that every entry in our application will be borderless we need to create a new entry control.… Continue Reading

Dependency Service to NuGet package in Xamarin.Forms

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Recently I wrote a post about how to create a project template so you can create your NuGets for Xamarin.Forms.
Now in this post, we are going to use this template to create our first package.
We are going to convert a dependency service from an earlier post step by step to a NuGet so we can reuse the service in any other project.… Continue Reading

Xamarin.Forms non-resize Stack View (iOS)

Recently I’ve created custom grid control to prevent the keyboard from overlapping with other controls. This works quite well as long as you don’t have any stack views inside this custom grid. Because if you do have one inside the control the iOS renderer will add the same margin to any elements inside the stack view as it will add to the keyboard view (custom grid control).… Continue Reading

Xamarin.Forms automatically move controls when Keyboard is shown

Probably you are familiar with the scenario when you want to enter some data into an app and when the keyboard is shown it will overlap with other controls and either can hardly reach the elements lying under the keyboard or you just can’t go on using the app because of the keyboard blocks important navigation controls etc.… Continue Reading