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Building a Xamarin Forms UI - Controls

Contents

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Controls in Xamarin
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Introduction
PREVIEW1m 14s
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Control Basics
PREVIEW15m 33s

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Introduction
Overview
Difficulty
Intermediate
Duration
18m
Students
5
Description

Building a Xamarin Forms UI - Controls brings together the user interface concepts from the preceding courses in the Building a Xamarin Forms UI series to create a simple data entry screen with text fields, a date picker, a slider control, and an embedded image. We see how to combine controls within a ContentView, coordinating their actions with C# in the code-behind to create a user defined control. We learn how to account for differences between Android and iOS layouts with conditional formatting.

 

Source code

https://github.com/cloudacademy/xamarin-forms-ui-code-behind

https://github.com/cloudacademy/xamarin-forms-ui-controls

 

Transcript

Hi, and welcome to this Building a Xamarin Forms UI: Controls course. In this course we take what we've learned in previous Building a Xamarin Forms UI courses, and create a page for entering basic user details. We will setting up the controls in XAML and using C# in the code-behind file to coordinate controls' actions.

You should have completed the following Building a Xamarin Forms UI courses: Layout Containers, Navigation, Resources and Code-Behind courses. I'll be starting with source code available at https://github.com/cloudacademy/xamarin-forms-ui-code-behind.

My name is Hallam Webber, and I'll be your instructor for this course. When I created this course, all information was current. If you have any feedback, positive or negative, or if you notice anything that needs to be updated or corrected, please reach out to us at support@cloudacademy.com.

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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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