Gerald Versluis

Senior Software Engineer, .NET MAUI

Gerald Versluis is a software engineer at Microsoft on the .NET MAUI team.

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Beautiful Tabs with Xamarin Community Toolkit TabView

One of the hardest parts of apps to customize is the tab bar. To overcome this, we've added the TabView to the Xamarin Community Toolkit. With the TabView you have full control over the look-and-feel of the tab bar. In this blogpost we'll learn what it's all about.

Xamarin Community Toolkit: A Must-Have Xamarin Library

We are pleased to introduce the Xamarin Community Toolkit! The toolkit complements Xamarin.Forms 5 with all kinds of commonly found behaviors, converters, effects, MVVM utilities, and awesome new controls including the CameraView, AvatarView, and TabView.

Xamarin Community Toolkit Hacktoberfest 2020 Recap

It has been hard to miss, for the past month Hacktoberfest was upon us again. As announced in our previous blogpost, the Xamarin Community Toolkit participated as well, here is a little summary of how we did.

Join Hacktoberfest at the Xamarin Community Toolkit

Code for swag or from your love for Xamarin in this year's Hacktoberfest! Here are the guidelines to get you started. Be sure to tag your pull requests with the "Hacktoberfest" label to be considered for a reward.

Embedded Fonts: Custom Fonts in Xamarin.Forms

Embedded fonts means no more platform-specific handling of fonts or adding font files in three different projects. In this post we will see how to use this in Xamarin.Forms 4.5.530 and up.

UIWebView Deprecation and Xamarin.Forms

Background about Apple started sending out warning messages about the UIWebView deprecation, and of course, how to avoid rejection to the Apple App Store.

Simplifying Visual State Manager with TargetName

The Visual State Manager (VSM) can now change a property on any child element within scope for our new Xamarin.Forms 4.5 pre-release version.

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