Saturday, August 16, 2014
UI is the Bottle Neck
Many companies are jumping in and try to port iOS to Android and vice-versa.
Specially if you are using Xamarin, it should be easy, right? As one "expert" told me: "It is everything C#, so you should be done porting it in no time " ...
Well, it is not that easy . The biggest obstacle is using UI in a platform independent way . I think each page could be defined with 3 markup files. One would contain "WHAT" has to be displayed, the second "WHERE" it should be displayed and the third would define binding to underlying models .
Three files should be used in order to support "separation of concerns".
Stay tuned, working on it , :)
Posted by Vlastimil Adamovsky at 4:46 AM
Labels: Android, C#, Cross-platform mobile development, iOS, Windows Phone, XML
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