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Greg Lutz has over 10 years of experience working with the Microsoft development stack including WinForms, WPF, Silverlight, UWP and Xamarin. He is currently the Product Manager for some of our JavaScript data visualization components. Greg has written over 250 blog posts helping developers build better Windows, web, and mobile apps. You can connect with Greg on LinkedIn.

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How to Change the Android Theme for Xamarin Apps

This blog post shows how to change the Android app theme for Xamarin.Forms, Xamarin.Android.

More Adaptive Techniques with Content Views and Master Detail

In my previous blog post I covered the basic tips for building adaptive Xamarin.Forms apps for tablets and phones. In this post I'm going to complete the discussion with two very adaptive-friendly components that make app development fun - ContentView and MasterDetailPage.

Tips for Building Adaptive Apps with Xamarin.Forms - Part 1

An adaptive UI adapts its layout to the needs of the user. You may adapt your UI for several reasons like the user’s role, or experience, but most of the time you will change an app’s layout or features when it runs on different sized devices.  You’ve probably heard of responsive apps on the web. Adaptive UIs are basically the same thing.

How to Create a Custom DropDown Control in Xamarin.Forms

In the Xuni 2016 v2 release we included several new input controls such as AutoComplete, MaskedEntry, ComboBox, and DropDown. In this blog post I'll show you some of the basic features of DropDown and how to create a custom DatePicker control.

How to Customize the Calendar Header

In this topic we will explore the different ways that we can customize the header of Xuni Calendar for Xamarin.Forms.

Xuni 2016 v2 Release – See What’s New

The highlight of this release is our collection of cross-platform input controls in the new Xuni.Input library. We’ve also made some nice improvements to FlexGrid and Calendar in this release including multi-line headers and a decade view.