At our monthly Interactive Developers of St. Louis meeting last night I presented this overview of the newly announced Xamarin Test Cloud. We then went deeper into Calabash exploring the various pieces making up a test, as well as how to inspect an application’s UI interactively via console. Big thanks to all that came out!
Xamarin Evolve Videos
Xamarin Field Service Example with Calabash Tests
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The Xamarin Evolve 2013 conference has come and gone, fueling me with inspiration. What an amazing conference! The Xamarin team and community are truly awesome.
At Evolve, I had to honor of presenting “Crafting Interactions with Core Animation”. Thanks to all that attended and indulged my enthusiasm for Interaction Design. Slides and code are below, and the session video is now available on the Evolve site.» continue reading
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Show and hide a toolbar at the bottom of the view when the user taps.
Several apps, particularly those focus on reading the content in the view, offer a UIToolbar (or a custom component with buttons) at the bottom of the view that shows or hides according to the user’s taps.
What we want to detect is a single tap. Not a swipe. Not drag. Not if the user is selecting text.
Using a UITapGestureRecognizer we can handle taps on the UIWebView.
I setup a delegate for it and assign a Selector to handle the event.
From there we need to determine if the user is selecting text or just tapping, and show/hide the toolbar.
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