Category Archives: iPhone Dev

Xamarin.Forms XAML Label Adjusts Font Size to Fit Width of Content

Xamarin.Forms Label controls do not have the capability to adjust their font size to accomodate the width of the content. You have to use a view renderer in the platform-specific project to accomplish this. This blog post shows how to … Continue reading

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UIKit Dynamics Tutorial with Xamarin.iOS

This article was adapted from UIKit Dynamics Tutorial, Colin Eberhardt, by permission of the publisher, Ray Wenderlich. Please visit the Ray Wenderlich Tutorials site for this and many other fine tutorials. The vast majority of the text of this article … Continue reading

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Xib-Free iOS App with C# – Part 4 – iAd

This is Part 4 of our series building a xib-free iOS app with C#. Introduction Clock Timers Add an iAd banner Landscape and auto layout Get current location NuGet Get current weather Profit! In our last episode, we displayed and … Continue reading

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Xib-Free iOS App with C# – Part 3 – Timers

This is Part 3 of our series building a xib-free iOS app with C#. Introduction Clock Timers Add an iAd banner Landscape and auto layout Get current location NuGet Get current weather Profit! In our last episode, we created a … Continue reading

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Xib-Free iOS App with C# – Part 2 – Clock

This is Part 2 of our series building a xib-free iOS app with C#. Introduction Clock Timers Add an iAd banner Landscape and auto layout Get current location NuGet Get current weather Profit! Create a New Project in Xamarin Studio … Continue reading

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Let’s Build a Xib-Free iOS App with C#

Why would I want to build a xib-free iOS app with C#? Because I can Because it’ll be fun Because it’ll be less painful than using Interface Builder, storyboards, and Objective-C Now that you know some of my biases, let’s … Continue reading

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Beginning Storyboards in iOS 5 Part 1 with MonoTouch

Storyboarding is an exciting new feature in iOS 5 that will save you a lot of time building user interfaces for your apps. This article was adapted from Beginning Storyboards in iOS 5 Part 1, Matthijs Hollemans, by permission of … Continue reading

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Is this the end for Python Math?

What’s the scariest communication a developer can receive from Apple? From: App Review Subject: Python Math: Application Submission Feedback Hello Terry, My name is Cathy and I’m writing on behalf of the App Review Team at Apple. I would like … Continue reading

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iOS 5 Caches Directory

This is a potentially very serious usability problem with iOS 5. Read Marco Arment‘s blog about the change in how iOS 5 handles the Caches directory. Personally, I always leave at least 1G free on my 16G iPhone. That seems … Continue reading

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Is This the End for MonoTouch?

Many bits have been spilled on the alleged changes to section 3.3.1 of Apple’s iPhone developer agreement. John Gruber broke the story on Daring Fireball. Hundreds of articles, from sources as disparate as bloggers and the BBC, have written about … Continue reading

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