For the last couple of days I have had off and on issues with Visual Studio and the Android Virtual Device, AVD, manager. I will get my mobile app running smoothly, make what seems to be an innocuous change and then everything goes to hell in a handbasket. The AVD won’t launch, or deploying to Read more about Doing Battle with System Updates[…]
The Two Roads
Xamarin forms development offers form construction either via XAML mark up or via code. I’ve been experimenting with both to see what route I would recommend to anyone building cross platform mobile applications with Xamarin.
What I’ve determined is that, for me, there isn’t a clear winner. Both have positives and negatives that pretty much balance out. So in this post I will review each and give my perspective on when one might be more appropriate than the other. My hope is this will give you the information you need to answer for yourself and your scenario which option is the best choice. […]