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Xamarin.Forms Tip : Implement Show Hide Password using effects

Xamarin.Forms Tip : Implement Show Hide Password using effects

While developing login pages we usually get a requirement that there should be icon in password entry to show/hide password while entering the password. While looking for solution for this requirement I found that most of the implementation is done using custom controls whereas we can do these kind of small small platform specific customization using effects. Last year I wrote this article about implementing custom fonts using effects so I thought lets try this also using the same. Creating…

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Realm Mobile Database with Xamarin Forms Step By Step guide

Realm Mobile Database with Xamarin Forms Step By Step guide

Whenever we talk about offline data persistence in Mobile application using a database the only database comes in our mind is SQLite as it is the most popular one and also the free one 🙂 however there are many issues with it, data encryption not supported by default being one the biggest one. Last year I came to know about this new Mobile database called Realm Mobile Database which supports encryption out of box along with many other features and…

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My new tool for creating Xamarin app Icons

My new tool for creating Xamarin app Icons

In my article to configure App Icons for Xamarin apps, I mentioned about a tool ‘MakeAppIcon‘ for creating app icons for mobile apps. However as I mentioned in the article too that it didn’t support creating icon images for UWP apps. Then my Twitter friend and Xamarin MVP Adam Pedley told me about this awesome open source tool Downsize to create / manage app icons. However it’s an command line tool and I don’t like command line tools (that’s just…

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Getting Started with Visual Studio For Mac Preview

Getting Started with Visual Studio For Mac Preview

On 16th November 2016 Nat Friedman and James Montemagno introduced Visual Studio for Mac, the newest member of the Visual Studio family at Connect(); 2016 event. I thought lets give it a try so I installed the same and went through the project templates available in it. This blog is kind of getting started guide to install Visual Studio For Mac. Installation: The installation of Visual Studio For Mac is very simple once you download the installation setup from Visual…

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Simple POCO N SQL Generator in C#

Simple POCO N SQL Generator in C#

While starting to code for any new application we require to write POCO (Plain Old CLR Objects) classes for our database tables as Models (if you are using any ORM for data access) and also require the stored procedures for our database tables. The process is tough simple but most of time repetitive and just like other developers I try to avoid it, so I wrote this simple windows forms application which help me create database table POCO/model classes, Base…

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