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UI for Xamarin Deep Dive: Starting Strong

The promise of Xamarin.Forms is that developers get to target major platforms like iOS, Android, UWP and MacOS from a single shared code base and leverage their existing skills in C#/XAML. While Xamarin provides the frameworks, IDEs and integrations, most professional Xamarin.Forms apps need polished UX. Developers may be better served grabbing well-engineered performant UI […]

Getting Personal with Handwriting

On this episode of Eat Sleep Code guest Trey Stout shares his story about the challenges of utilizing handwriting in software and what problems handwriting solves for users. We discuss the technology stack behind Handwriting.io and ScribbleChat, as well as the engineering involved in these products. Trey Stout Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer Handwriting.io & […]

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 […]

In Defense of Large Native Apps

Native mobile apps binaries can be big, and for developers, especially web developers, it’s easy to poke fun at just how large these applications are. And for good reason. Web developers have been trained to watch every byte they put in their applications like a hawk, as numerous studies have shown that slower web apps […]

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 […]

Reducing the Cost of Mobile App Development with NativeScript

Building mobile apps can be an expensive endeavor. Тo create software you need 3 types of resources: Developers that have specific domain knowledge Hardware Software tools to speed up the whole process Let’s take a look at specifics of the mobile development and make a rough calculation for how much it would cost you to […]

Going Offline with NativeScript

While access to the internet has never been more widely available, we still live in an occasionally disconnected world. Whether on an airplane, underground, or in a rural area on 2G, we routinely deal with varied speeds and spotty access. Yet we expect our mobile apps to continue to work flawlessly! Approximately 60% of all […]

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. […]

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