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Xamarin Mobile Application Development for Android - Second Edition by Nilanchala Panigrahy

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Chapter 5. Adding a Details View

In this chapter, we will walk you through the process of creating a new activity to display the details of the selected POI. This activity also allows the user to create, update, and delete POIs from the server. The following topics will be covered in this chapter:

  • Creating the layout and activity for displaying POI details
  • Using LinearLayout, TableLayout, and ScrollView to lay out the activity
  • Passing data between the activities using Intent bundles
  • Consuming web services to perform the HTTP POST and DELETE operations
  • Performing the EditText validation using the EditText.Error property
  • Displaying confirmation prompts

Creating the POIDetail layout

So far, we have built the POIApp to display the list of POIs fetched from ...

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