Xamarin products explained

I see questions about the different Xamarin solutions pop up from time to time, and I thought I’d write down my explanation here and link to this when people ask. I’m going to go through the following: Xamarin.iOS Xamarin.Android Xamarin.Forms Shared vs PCL Xamarin.iOS…

Working around the problems with IReactiveCollection and Xamarin.Forms

I love ReactiveUI. Ever since I first stumbled across it after learning some rudamentary ReactiveExtensions I’ve used it for all my projects. And as so many users of ReactiveUI says: I don’t how to make an app without it™. I’ve also grown somewhat fond of Xamarin.Forms:…

Removing items from Xamarin.Forms navigation back stack

I’m currently hacking together a small utility/calculator app for my girlfriend and wanted to enable navigation from one page to another, but remove the page I was navigating from from the navigation back stack. Like I’ve masterly illustrated below: Navigating backwards from page 3 should send the…