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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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  • Alexander Ziskind

You may ask, “What is live debugging?” For a long time NativeScript developers had to make a hard choice while developing applications. We had to choose between debugging or using LiveSync. We couldn’t do both. With the latest release, we now don’t have to make the hard choice; we can get both debugging and LiveSync at the same time! I call this live debugging, and this video tutorial will show you how it’s done.



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  • Alexander Ziskind

Has this ever happened to you? You create a new NativeScript project and then realize that you wanted to use TypeScript? Your options are:

  1. Delete the project and recreate it using the TypeScript flag.
  2. Delete all JavaScript files, add TypeScript to the project, and recreate the files in TypeScript.
  3. Convert existing files to TypeScript.

I usually end up using the first option, but I do this quite often and it got annoying. If you find yourself in the same boat, this tip should help you out.

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If you use or develop for iOS, you are very familiar with the swipe-to-delete move. Several built in iOS applications have this including email, notes, and reminders. The NativeScript ListView uses the iOS UITableView in the background, but it doesn’t yet let us program this maneuver. That is until you watch this tutorial…

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