Android Archiving and Publishing Made Easy

James Montemagno
September 27, 2016 Android, Xamarin Platform

With the release of Xamarin for Visual Studio 4.2 and this week’s Service Release 0, archiving and publishing your Android applications directly from Visual Studio just got a whole lot […]

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Speech Recognition in iOS 10

Pierce Boggan
September 26, 2016 iOS, Xamarin Platform

Speech is increasingly becoming a big part of building modern mobile applications. Users expect to be able to interact with apps through speech, so much so that speech is developing […]

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Iowa Caucuses Launch Inaugural Polling Apps with Xamarin

Lacey Butler
Lacey Butler
September 22, 2016 Case Studies

As the 2016 election continues to heat up, we’re putting a spotlight on where it all began: the Iowa Caucuses. The February 1, 2016 Iowa Caucus kicked off the US […]

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Xamarin at Microsoft Ignite

Julia Black
Julia Black
September 21, 2016 Events

Xamarin will be in full force at Microsoft Ignite September 26–30! If you’re heading to Georgia, you can find us at the “Mobile Development & Xamarin” totem in the Developer Tools section of the Cloud + Enterprise area of the expo floor. You’ll also have the opportunity to attend Pierce Boggan’s Pre-Day Training session, “Build […]

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Enhanced Notifications in Android N with Direct Reply

James Montemagno
September 20, 2016 Android, Xamarin Platform

One of my favorite parts of Android has to be it’s notification system enabling developers to directly connect to their users outside of the main application. With the launch of […]

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New iOS 10 Privacy Permission Settings

James Montemagno
September 19, 2016 iOS, Xamarin Platform

If you’ve ever built an iOS application, you’ll already be familiar with requesting app permissions (and mostly likely are familiar with Android, too, since the Marshmallow release). If an app […]

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Xamarin Around the World with Xamarin Dev Days

Jayme Singleton
September 16, 2016 Education, Xamarin Platform

Xamarin Dev Days are the place to find free hands-on Xamarin training, live demos, and a fun environment to build your very own cloud-based Xamarin.Forms application with Azure. User groups […]

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Scaling from Side Project to 200,000+ Downloads with Xamarin and Microsoft Azure

Courtney Witmer
Courtney Witmer
September 16, 2016 Case Studies

As mobile technology evolves, developers everywhere are building new, innovative apps that capture our interest and improve our lives, from creating unique social media communities to developing digital assistants and […]

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Start Building Azure-Connected Apps with the Xamarin Shopping Demo App

Mike James
September 15, 2016 Xamarin Platform

Today I’m excited to announce that we’re making our latest sample app, the Shopping Demo App, available to download from GitHub. We worked closely with the Microsoft Azure team to […]

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Introducing the Azure Track in Xamarin University

Bryan Costanich
Bryan Costanich
September 14, 2016 Education

It’s hard to imagine building a modern mobile experience without a cloud backend. Synchronization across devices, cloud processing, user-to-user communication, and all of the other requisite features work best with […]

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