Summary

Intermediate
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Building a Xamarin Forms UI - Layout Containers is a practical deep dive into the basics of using Xamarin Forms to design and lay out a mobile app's user interface. Xamarin Forms offers several built-in layout frameworks for positioning UI elements on a screen. We look at four of the most common ones to see how they work and the pros and cons of using each. We start with StackLayout, then move on to AbsoluteLayout, Grid layout, and finish with RelativeLayout.

 

Source code

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

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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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