Monthly Archives: July 2015

Xamarin Android Video Playback – Part 3: ProgressBar and Orientation Change

Originally posted on: http://teamfoundation.net/archive/2015/07/27/video-playback-xamarin.android-part-3-progressbar-and-orientation-changes.aspx In Part 1 of this series, we developed a simple video player using Android’s VideoView, and in Part 2 we improved upon it by adding media controls to enable users to rewind, fast forward, pause and resume video. When testing the application, it’s easy to see there are still some loose […]

Video Playback in Your Xamarin.Android Apps – Part 2: Adding Media Controls

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/lorilalonde/archive/2015/07/22/video-playback-in-your-xamarin.android-apps—part-2-adding.aspx In Part 1 of this series, we developed a simple video player using Android’s VideoView. However, in testing the application, it is obvious that there are some key features missing. Let’s take a look at how we can improve our Video Player application to provide a better user experience.

Video Playback in Your Xamarin.Android Apps – Part 1: Using VideoView

Originally posted on: http://geekswithblogs.net/lorilalonde/archive/2015/07/21/video-playback-in-your-xamarin.android-apps—part-1-using.aspx Recently, I was tasked with including video playback within a Xamarin.Android application, so I decided to write a blog post series about my approach in hopes it helps others who are building similar apps. Incorporating videos within your Xamarin.Android application can be handled in a couple of ways. You can load […]