Xamarin.Forms, Akavache and I: storing, retrieving and deleting data

Xamarin.Forms, Akavache and I: storing, retrieving and deleting data

Following up the initial post on using Akavache and Xamarin.Forms together, I will show you some typical methods for storing, retrieving and deleting data from the cache instance we implemented in the first post of this series.

Posted by msicc in Android, Dev Stories, iOS, UWP, Xamarin, 1 comment
Xamarin.Forms, Akavache and I: Initial setup (new series)

Xamarin.Forms, Akavache and I: Initial setup (new series)

Caching is very important, especially in mobile applications. With this post, I kick off my new series about how I use Akavache in my Xamarin.Forms applications and quite a few gotchas while doing so.

Posted by msicc in Android, Dev Stories, iOS, UWP, Xamarin, 1 comment
Using the built-in UWP data protection for data encryption

Using the built-in UWP data protection for data encryption

To sum up my posts on data encryption for (mobile) applications, I’ll show you how encrypt and decrypt data in an Universal Windows Platform app with the built-in DataProtection API.

Posted by msicc in Dev Stories, UWP, Xamarin, 2 comments
#XfQaD: Limit maximum lines of Label and indicate text truncation

#XfQaD: Limit maximum lines of Label and indicate text truncation

If we want to display some text in our Xamarin.Forms app, chances are high we are going to use the Label control. But what if we want to limit the maximum visible lines of such a Label? This is what this #XfQaD is about.

Posted by msicc in Android, Dev Stories, iOS, UWP, Xamarin, 1 comment
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