If you're interested in using Xamarin.Forms but find the built-in controls lacking, you'll find our white paper on filling in the missing gaps in Xamarin.Forms useful. This 30-page white paper walks through basic to advanced scenarios of building custom controls, while teaching you about the basic structure of Xamarin and it's relationship with the native platforms.
You’ll learn how to:
- Extend out-of-the-box Xamarin.Forms controls
- Get more functionality in Xamarin.Forms with custom renderers and dependency services for iOS and Android
- Create and implement a native custom control from the ground up and use it in Xamarin.Forms