How To Resolve Microsoft.Net.Native.Runtime .2.1-rel not found

Hello everyone. Today I decided to make a small post about a problem which has annoyed me seriously last weekend, and how to resolve it. I make this post for those who may have encountered this issue and don’t know how to resolve it. I also go a little bit into the details of how…

How To Get A Device Owner’s Current User Name With Xamarin Forms

Hi everyone, what’s up ?. I’m sure if you are reading this post, you may be looking for a means to have the name of your users on your app. Without having to ask them for it. If that is the case, you are at the right place. This is something tricky to accomplish, but…

5 Xamarin.Forms Debugging Nightmares And Their Solutions

What’s up everyone ?. This week we are going to talk about Xamarin.Forms debugging. I know, it’s been a while since I made a blog post about Xamarin.Forms. But, I had to explore other lands of the vast software development kingdom 😄. My journey away from Xamarin.Forms could have been longer, but I decided to…

LiteDB on Xamarin Forms as an Alternative to SQLite

Hello guys what’s up ?. When building a Xamarin Forms application, persisting data locally is done mostly with SQLite. SQLite is widely used to persist data in mobile applications. While SQLite is widely used and there are libraries which function as ORM for interactions with SQLite databases in .Net applications, you may need another solution…

Icons with Font Awesome 5 in Xamarin Forms

Hello friends, as mobile or desktop app developers, I’m  sure you have faced several difficulties with icons. I mean finding a uniform set of icons. Beautiful icons. Icons with colors which could be customized and sizes changed at your will. Well, if you were looking for a solution to this, then stop searching. You have…

10 Common Challenges Faced by Xamarin.Forms Beginners and Possible Solutions

Hello Friends, I remember when I first heard about Xamarin.Forms. As a .Net developer, discovering a tool which will let you leverage your .Net skills to build cross platform applictions. I literally had water in my mouth 🤤.  As an excited beginner, I went directly to Google and learned everything I could about Xamarin.Forms. Then Bam…

How to Build a Native Xamarin.Forms Custom Modal Popup

Hello, friends. You might have noticed that when building Xamarin.Forms applications, you can only call extremely simple modal, popups, or dialog (these words will be used interchangeably). These popups are used only for very simple scenarios such as displaying information or allowing users to select a set of predefined options only. Where the need of…

Reactiveui ReactiveCommand without OAPH

Hello everyone, I’m writing this post to to add value to one of my existing posts. That is MVVM pattern with ReactiveUI and Xamarin.Forms .  Do you remember it ❓ No ❓ then you should go look read it, Yes ❓ then read this one carefully cause I’ll make good additions to it. Now let’s see ReactiveCommand OAPH. What are the amelioration…

Xamarin.Forms ListView Advanced Guide With MVVM

Hello Friends, If you have been building Xamarin.Forms applications, you surely have noticed that the ListView is one of the controls you will use most often. The ListView has several functionalities and serves primarily in displaying a list of data. Taking this into consideration, you will notice that data displayed on list views need to provide…

Resolve Image Loading Error in Xamarin Forms

Resolve image loading error in Xamarin Forms Hello everyone, I had an issue in my Xamarin.Forms project a while ago. The Issue was I could not load images from URLs into my Xamarin.Forms application. I was quite annoying, since on UWP, it loaded seamlessly. I tried using this cool plugin to load images in a better way,…