Mastering Xamarin UI Development – Second Edition 版本: Build maintainable, cross platform mobile app UI with the power of Xamarin
By 作者: Steven F. Daniel
ISBN-10 书号: 1788995511
ISBN-13 书号: 9781788995511
Release Finelybook 出版日期: 2018-08-31
pages 页数: (612 )
Book Description to Finelybook sorting
Build robust and a maintainable cross-platform mobile UI with Xamarin and C# 7This book will provide you with the knowledge and practical skills that are required to develop real-world Xamarin and Xamarin.Forms applications. You’ll learn how to create native Android app that will interact with the device camera and photo gallery, and then create a native iOS sliding tiles game. You will learn how to implement complex UI layouts and creating customizable control elements based on the platform, using XAML and C# 7 code to interact with control elements within your XAML ContentPages.
You’ll learn how to add location-based features by to your apps by creating a LocationService class and using the Xam.Plugin.Geolocator cross-platform library, that will be used to obtain the current device location. Next, you’ll learn how to work with and implement animations and visual effects within your UI using the PlatformEffects API, using C# code.
At the end of this book, you’ll learn how to integrate Microsoft Azure App Services and use the Twitter APIs within your app. You will work with the Razor Templating Engine to build a book library HTML5 solution that will use a SQLite.net library to store, update, retrieve, and delete information within a local SQLite database. Finally, you will learn how to write unit tests using the NUnit and UITest frameworks.
1: SETTING UP VISUAL STUDIO FOR MAC
2: BUILDING A PHOTOLIBRARY APP USING ANDROID
3: BUILDING A SLIDINGTILES GAME USING XAMARIN.IOS
4: CREATING THE TRACKMYWALKS NATIVE APP
5: MVVM AND DATA BINDING
6: NAVIGATING WITHIN THE MVVM MODEL
7: ADDING LOCATION-BASED FEATURES WITHIN YOUR APP
8: CUSTOMIZING THE USER INTERFACE
9: WORKING WITH ANIMATIONS IN XAMARIN.FORMS
10: WORKING WITH THE RAZOR TEMPLATING ENGINE
11: INCORPORATING MICROSOFT AZURE APP SERVICES
12: MAKING OUR APP SOCIAL USING THE TWITTER API
13: UNIT TESTING YOUR XAMARIN.FORMS APPS
What You Will Learn
Build native and cross-platform apps for both iOS and Android using the Xamarin and Xamarin.Forms platform using C# 7.
Implement and customize different user-interface layouts and Animations within your application and use the PlatFormEffects API to change appearance of control elements.
Understand the MVVM architectural pattern and how to implement this with your apps.
Build a NavigationService class to enable. navigation between your ViewModels as well as Implementing Data-Binding to control elements within your XAML pages and ViewModels.
Work with the Razor Templating Engine to create Models and Razor Pages that communicate with an SQLite database.
Build a LocationService class to incorporate location-based features within your cross-platform apps to display the user’s current location by creating a custom cross-platform map control and handle location tracking updates.
Work with the Microsoft Azure App Services Platform and Implement Social networking features within your app using the Twitter API.
Unit Testing your Xamarin.Forms apps using the NUnit and UITest Frameworks
Steven F. Daniel
Steven F. Daniel is the CEO and founder of GENIESOFT STUDIOS, a software development company based in Melbourne, Victoria, that focuses primarily on developing games and business applications for the iOS, Android, and Mac OS X platforms.
He is an experienced software engineer with more than 17 years’ experience and is extremely passionate about making people employable by helping them use their existing skills in iOS, Android, and Xamarin to get the job done. He is a member of the SQL Server Special Interest Group (SQLSIG), CocoaHeads, and the Java Community. He was the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at SoftMpire Pty Ltd., a company focused primarily on developing business applications for the iOS and Android platforms.