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While XAML is the preferred method for designing a Xamarin Forms UI, whatever can be achieved in XAML can be done using C# in the code-behind file. Building a Xamarin Forms UI - Code Behind looks at manipulating controls in Xamarin Forms UI using C# code. We take a content view from the earlier Layout Containers lesson and see how to adapt to changing device orientation in the code-behind file.

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Hallam is a software architect with over 20 years experience across a wide range of industries. He began his software career as a  Delphi/Interbase disciple but changed his allegiance to Microsoft with its deep and broad ecosystem. While Hallam has designed and crafted custom software utilizing web, mobile and desktop technologies, good quality reliable data is the key to a successful solution. The challenge of quickly turning data into useful information for digestion by humans and machines has led Hallam to specialize in database design and process automation. Showing customers how leverage new technology to change and improve their business processes is one of the key drivers keeping Hallam coming back to the keyboard. 

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