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Magic Gradients: Beautiful Backgrounds in Xamarin.Forms
Magic Gradients is a NuGet that provide a possibility to add beautiful and enhanced gradients into Xamarin.Forms applications. Here is a quick taste of what you can do with the library using it as a separate layer or background.
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Virtual Xamarin and .NET Events in April
Find an awesome virtual Xamarin community user group, live-stream, community stand-up, or binge past events this April. If you are a user group leader we also have great resources to help you start up a virtual event for your user group. Learn more!
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Social Authentication with Xamarin.Essentials and ASP.NET Core
Many apps require adding user authentication, and this often means enabling your users to sign in their existing Microsoft, Facebook, Google, and now Apple Sign In accounts. With Xamarin.Essentials' new WebAuthenticator and using ASP.NET Core on your backend it has never been easier. Learn more!