Xamarin.Forms UI Controls - Early Access Preview (v20.1)

This post includes a list of new products/features we expect to ship for Xamarin.Forms in our v20.1 release cycle.

As always, should you have any questions about these new products/features, please post your comments below. We’ll be happy to follow up.

If you own an active Universal Subscription, point your browser to the DevExpress Download Manager and download our v20.1 Early Access Preview today. Feedback is welcome and appreciated.

Early Access and CTP builds are provided solely for early testing purposes and are not ready for production use. This build can be installed side by side with other major versions of DevExpress products. Please backup your project and other important data before installing Early Access and CTP builds. 

This EAP may not include all features/products we expect to ship in our v20.1 release cycle. As its name implies, the EAP offers an early preview of what we expect to ship in two months.

Xamarin.Forms Charts – Range Bar Series

v20.1 will include a new Xamarin.Forms Range Bar series – designed to display value ranges grouped by Series point arguments (see the following article for additional information).

Range Bar Series in Light Theme
Range Bar Series in Dark Theme

Xamarin.Forms Charts – Axis Enhancements (Logarithmic scale, New Axis Layout)

Our Chart control’s Axis element now supports Logarithmic scale for numeric data. In addition, v20.1 includes new Axis layout modes (Absolute and Relative) so you can display axes at custom positions within the chart’s diagram.

Logarithmic Axis Sample in Light Theme
Center Axis Sample in Dark Theme

Xamarin.Forms Data Grid - Row Drag and Drop

v20.1 will ship with Row Drag and Drop support. Use the AllowDragDropRows property to enable this behavior within your Xamarin app. For additional information, please refer to the following article.

Grid Drag-and-Drop Sample in Light Theme
Grid Drag-and-Drop Sample in Dark Theme
NOTE: Data modifications during drag-and-drop operations will work correctly when the data source implements the IList interface.

New Xamarin.Forms Data Editors

V20.1 will ship with the following new Xamarin Data Editors:

All text editors follow material guidelines and support data validation, interactive start/end icons and themes (Light and Dark).

Our Xamarin.Forms text editor will ship with input mask support and display format features.

Editors Sample in Light Theme
Editors Sample in Dark Theme

Your Feedback Counts

As I mentioned earlier, your feedback matters. If you own an active Universal Subscription, please download our Early Access Preview and share your experiences with us.

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