Recently, I gave a talk at the Xamarin Developer Summit that revolved specifically around 25 tip and tricks to reduce delivery risk for a Xamarin project.
Tip #1-4 – Communication Cadence
This post contains information about reducing the size of serialized object graphs. It compares using JSON and YAML output formats. Newtonsoft Json.NET YamlDotNet This post also highlights the output file size difference between using classes in the System.IO.Compression namespace versus the DotNetZip NuGet package. System.IO.Compression DotNetZip Straight to the Point Simplistic testing results indicate that …
Font Awesome 5 is a really great way to add vector icons to your Xamarin.Forms app. Using a graphic font instead of icon images saves a lot of time and effort. Font-based icon sets can be colored and sized quickly without having to update a bunch of image icons in each of your platform projects. This post goes through the steps of getting Font Awesome working in a Xamarin.Forms cross platform app.