Xamarin forms Media Picker

In this post I will show you how to configure your app to use the MediaPecker component from Xlabs.

While xamarin forms comes with many UI classes out of the box, it doesn't have any class for media picking. which means you have to implement this feature yourself in each platform. This will take a lot of coding and good experience in platform specific code for each platform (iOS, Android & Win Phone). Luckily, there is an open source project called "Xlabs forms" which provides many of the missing controls in xamarin forms. We will use the MediaPicker from Xlabs.

The following is a step by step guide using Xamarin studio for mac:

Adding the necessary NuGet packages
* Create a new solution and call it MeidaPickerApp. For the shared code, choose: Use portable class library.

* Add the xlabs-forms nugget package in the PCL & platform specific projects (iOS & Android).

Configuring the iOS project
* Open the AppDelegate class and modify it as follows:

using System; …

Game Of Languages (How to use the app?)

Hi guys, 
I have recorded a video showing how to use the "Game Of Languages" app and how to play the games in this app.

Your app requires additional review time!!!

I want to share with you iOS developers what happened to one of my apps.
Yesterday I've received an email from apple reviewers saying that may app needs more time to be reviewed. The following is the message I've received:

We are currently reviewing an app that you submitted for inclusion on the App Store, and want to let you know that the review process will require additional time. We apologize for the delay and will provide you with an update on the status of your app as soon as possible.

Application Name: Game Of Languages
Application Version Number: 1.0
Application SKU: ****
Application Apple ID:*******

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App Review

I tried googling this message and found bad news. Almost everybody was talking about their app rejection. Somebody said that this message means that apple don't want to approve your app but they don't have a reason to reject the app!!! Others said …

Animal picture book with sounds for kids (free)

 Animal picture book with sounds for kids

Let you kids explore the animal kingdom by looking at real pictures of animals and listening to their sounds. Moreover, they can listen to the pronunciations of animals names as the characters of the app read them aloud.

Game Of Languages

Welcome to the Game Of Languages app