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  • Alexander Ziskind



“Why is my ListView template binding not working?!!” You’re frustrated and you’re tearing your hair out. “It works on the web, but it doesn’t work here, in my NativeScript app! Why? I’ve gone over it with a fine-tooth comb, but still nothing!” If you’re using a ListView with a template and instead of nicely meaningful properties being displayed, all you’re seeing is the dreaded [object Object] in your list, this one simple trick can solve your problem. See what I did there? Now you HAVE to read this…

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  • Alexander Ziskind

This is a quick post just for anyone who’s looking for a .gitignore file to add to their NativeScript projects that they version using Git.



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TL;DR Yes! but…

For a long time, NativeScript developers have been begging for the ability to animate height and width using standard animation techniques that are well documented. I’ll show you examples of how to achieve this right now, and tell you why these aren’t yet in the NativeScript core.

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…and how is that related to plugins?

When you create a native mobile application involving anything more advanced than just your standard out of the box user interface controls, you inevitably run into challenges around extending your app to handle new UI interactions or animations that you could write yourself, or you could use a library that someone else developed and made available for free.

In this post I review some options that you have for “stepping outside the box” when it comes to creating user interface elements in your NativeScript applications.

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  • Alexander Ziskind

Folks learning NativeScript have historically had three places to get their learning – the docs section of NativeScript.org, community blog posts like this one, and big publishing houses, this includes printed books and video courses. NativeScript.org docs are great and they are updated, but you are left to find things yourself; there is nobody to guide you through it visually. Community blog posts are great for very specific topics, but lack a broad scope. Big publishers take a long time to publish courses or books, and once they are published, getting content updated is quite a tedious process as well. So you end up watching a video course recorded with NativeScript version 1 while trying to piece together a project with NativeScript version 3, for example.


You’ve been asking for NativeScript training that is both high quality and up to date. I’m proud to announce that It’s finally here. Nativescripting.com is a new training platform that offers both.

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