About Toby Field

Toby has recently dived into the IT industry after graduating from QUT with a distinction in 2020. His passion & willingness to learn, drives his quality and career. Toby currently lives in Brisbane and is excited to see what the city has to offer in this growing IT hub.

Xamarin.Forms Custom WebView Headers (iOS WKWebView + Android WebView)

On a recent app I worked on, there was a requirement for authentication within a WebView.  For this to work custom request headers had to be sent through a Xamarin.Forms WebView.  This is quite standard for a lot of hybrid web applications.  I found some resources on the topic, however, all were quite outdated

By |2021-08-19T12:39:28+10:00August 19th, 2021|Categories: Xamarin, Xamarin.Android, Xamarin.Forms, Xamarin.iOS|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Xamarin.Forms lightweight bottom sheet modal

Bottom sheets are becoming increasingly more popular in modern apps including Facebook, Instagram and Microsoft Teams.  A bottom sheet comes in three main forms including: Standard - the sheet remains visible while users can interact with the rest of the content on the screen. Modal - the sheet must be dismissed to interact with

By |2021-08-06T13:00:20+10:00July 30th, 2021|Categories: UI, Xamarin.Forms|Tags: , |0 Comments

Migrating to Android X: Another Attempt

Due to the expanding number of packages that require Android X (namely Xamarin.Forms 5) it is essential that you can get an old project compiling and running on Android X.  This can come as quite a challenge especially to massive projects that are quite old.  Anyone who has tried to use the built in

By |2021-07-01T15:29:16+10:00July 1st, 2021|Categories: Android, Xamarin, Xamarin.Android, Xamarin.Forms|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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