• Archive for December, 2016

    Navigate Android Activities using Explicit Intent in Android App using Xamarin, C#, and Visual Studio

    by  • December 27, 2016 • Android with C# and .NET, Xamarin Mobile App Development • 0 Comments

    As we’re working on MyBookStore Android App, we have reached to a point where we can navigate from one Activity to another Activity. We need to specify a particular Activity to which we need to navigate to and this is known as Explicit Intent. This means, we need to explicitly define which activity we...

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    Design First Android Activity View in Xamarin Android with Visual Studio and C#

    by  • December 20, 2016 • Android with C# and .NET, Xamarin Mobile App Development • 0 Comments

    In the previous post, we learned about the Android Activity and Views. In this post, we’ll design our first Android Activity View for our MyBookStore App. This first view will be simple with an image control and three buttons. The View is an XML layout contained in a .axml file. Xamarin Android with Visual...

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    Understand Android Activity, View, and Activity Lifecycle with Xamarin Android, Visual Studio, and C#

    by  • December 13, 2016 • Android with C# and .NET, Xamarin Mobile App Development • 0 Comments

    In our previous blog posts in this series, we have setup a basic structure of our solution with Xamarin.Android and a Core project. However, before we can get started with the real Android programming in C# and Visual Studio, we need to understand some basic concepts about Android Activities. Just like Windows or Forms...

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    Add Classes to Xamarin Android PCL Project with Visual Studio and C# in Sample MyBookStore App

    by  • December 6, 2016 • Android with C# and .NET, Xamarin Mobile App Development • 1 Comment

    In the previous post, we setup a solution along with two projects for our Xamarin Android App. That was a starting point for creating our Android App with .NET, Visual Studio and C#. The structure looked similar to any other .NET solution. In this post, I’ll show you the code which we’ll be adding...

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