James Montemagno
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Material Design

Material Design Theming for Xamarin.Forms Android Apps

Update: As of Xamarin.Forms 1.5.1 Material Design AppCompat is included! See the official blog to convert your app: https://blog.xamarin.com/material-design-for-your-xamarin-forms-android-apps/ I am an extremely big fan of Material Design for Android applications. Case and point is this tweet that I sent out last night:I wish the entire world was themed with Material Design.— James Montemagno (@JamesMontemagno) April 4, 2015 Over the past six months have I present on Material Design at Xamarin E…

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Lollipop AppCompat PreferenceActivity

I fell in love with material design the moment I saw it and at Evolve 2014 my good friend and co-worker Jérémie Laval and I actually gave 2 sessions on the concept and implementation of material design in your apps. With the introduction of v7 app compat library rev 21 you are now able to upgrade your apps while maintain compatibility with older versions of Android. If you are looking to get started integrating the support library into your apps then check out my samples over on the Xamarin docu…

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