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XamarinShow – Polished UI for Xamarin.Forms Apps

XamarinShow is a hugely popular Channel 9 show for Xamarin developers and enthusiasts. The charismatic James Montemagno plays host to industry trendsetters and Xamarin experts to discuss all things pertaining to cross-platform connected mobile app development. XamarinShow showcases popular developer tools/frameworks/integrations and keeps Xamarin developers up to date on latest happenings in the Xamarin land. […]

Understanding Xamarin.Forms Layouts

The first article in this series on Xamarin.Forms looked at some of the features that the toolkit provides, and how it is more than just UI controls. Of course, Xamarin.Forms does provide a rich set of controls to build user interfaces with from a single codebase. In this article, we'll take a look at a […]

What is Xamarin.Forms?

Android, iOS, UWP – let's even throw in Windows Phone 8.1. The big problem with developing applications for all of those different operating systems is that, well…they are different. Other than the obvious fact that the languages used to write the apps are different, maintaining multiple code repositories to do essentially the same thing is […]

5 Helpful Xamarin Developer Tips

So you are building your next native cross-platform mobile app using Xamarin.Forms? Good for you! You get the benefits of a single C#/XAML codebase that targets all mobile platforms and customize the user experience on each. The right UI toolset can also help augment your app. When you build your next Xamarin.Forms app, check out […]

The Xamarin ListView on Steroids

It's 2017. We have been using smartphones for over 10 years now. And with time, our expectations of sophistication from mobile apps has grown exponentially. As users, we want immediate feedback, support for all gestures and impeccable performance from apps. Keep all this in mind as you build your next cross-platform mobile app with Xamarin. […]

Flying with Xamarin and Telerik UI

Ask any developer about what code they are really proud to have written – the stories would be amazing. Maybe it is life-saving software in a healthcare system, or mission critical app in a global business or simply an open source library used freely by thousands of other developers. We software developers should take pride […]

Jumpstart Your Xamarin App Development

So you want to build a mobile app? Your developer zen will quickly be threatened by the plethora of ways you can go about building a modern, cross-platform mobile app today. The below illustration shows an assortment of just a few of the technologies that you can use and the most common frameworks/platforms used for […]

10 Developer Takeaways from Xamarin Evolve

With the Xamarin acquisition, Microsoft has democratized cross-platform mobile development for .NET developers. At the Build conference, it was announced that Xamarin Platform is now part of the Visual Studio family. It is available completely free with most versions of Visual Studio, including the Community Edition. So what’s next for Xamarin? That was to be […]

The Xamarin Promise – Realized!

9:00 AM | March 31 2016 | Microsoft //BUILD developer conference | Moscone West, San Francisco. The Microsoft acquisition of Xamarin was great news; but everyone was waiting to see what all this actually meant for developers. Microsoft chose the //BUILD conference to divulge the details. The Xamarin promise is now a reality for every […]

Enhance Your Xamarin.Forms Apps with Charts

You can have your cake and eat it too – that’s the promise of Xamarin.Forms by letting you write C# towards making native cross-platform mobile apps. All the while, you can stay in your favorite code editor, reuse libraries and share code (business logic + UI) between apps for iOS, Android and Windows. If you […]