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Creating Your First Native Mobile App with Visual Studio (Part 4)

Over the past few blog posts, we have been working on creating a cross-platform mobile app with NativeScript, Visual Studio, and SQL Server – covering each and every part of the development process. We’ve also been using the capabilities of Telerik AppBuilder to allow us to develop an iOS app from within Windows (all without […]

Creating Your First Native Mobile App with Visual Studio (Part 3)

In this blog post series, we are working on creating a truly native cross-platform mobile app with NativeScript, Visual Studio, and SQL Server, from start to finish, using Telerik AppBuilder. In the previous post, we finished scaffolding our app using NativeScript layouts and added some mock data to see how it all worked. Now we […]

Using XAML in Xamarin.Forms

XAML or eXtensible Markup Language is a declarative language used for creating user interfaces in Xamarin.Forms. I already know what you're thinking: Why would I want to use a markup language when I have the power of C#? Markup languages are for web pages – I'm building a mobile app with .Net – I want […]

Creating Your First Native Mobile App with Visual Studio (Part 2)

In the first post of this series, we started our “Bill Murray” mobile app with NativeScript’s tab strip TypeScript template in Visual Studio, using Telerik AppBuilder. Now it’s time to write some code to create a truly native, cross-platform app, with 100% code re-use between our iOS and Android apps. By the end of this […]

Creating Your First Native Mobile App with Visual Studio (Part 1)

Visual Studio is quite possibly the most adored IDE of all time. For years .NET developers have relied on the myriad robust features and integrations in Visual Studio to make them more productive creating desktop apps, web apps, and now (increasingly) mobile apps. In the early days of the mobile revolution, a subset of developers […]

Using Pipes in Angular

This guide was written for Angular 2 version: 2.0.0-rc.4 Filters allow a developer to transform or format an item or collection of items in a view without having to actually alter the format or value of the underlying bound item(s) themselves. An example of this would be formatting date values so that they appear in […]

UI for Xamarin Deep Dive: Typing Efficiency with AutoComplete

Welcome to Day 5 of our UI for Xamarin article series. You survived the long reads! On the plus side, hopefully your mobile app is coming together nicely using specialized polished UI controls. Let's finish off the week with something lightweight, but important – the icing on the cake so to speak. Let's face it […]

Creating a custom filter (pipe) in Angular

This guide was written for Angular 2 version: 2.0.0-rc.5 Filters are a fantastic way of returning new collections of data, rather than mutating existing. Filters essentially are just functions, that accept a single value, or collection, and return a new value or collection based on that filter's responsibility. In this guide, we'll be covering how […]

UI for Xamarin Deep Dive: User Productivity with Calendar

Welcome to Day 4 of our UI for Xamarin article series. Calendars keep our lives organized and productive. Everyone uses them, usually in a digital form. So it is no surprise that your mobile apps may need to display calendars and manage events on them. Turns out, however, that the calendar UI is tricky business […]

UI for Xamarin Deep Dive: Solid Organization with SideDrawer

Welcome to Day 3 of our UI for Xamarin control series. By now, you should have had a running start with the bits in your choice of IDE and proudly displaying list of items in a feature-rich ListView. Let's tackle another common app problem – content organization. Most mobile apps are a collection of pages/views […]