Building the Xamarin.Forms NuGet

David Ortinau
David Ortinau
July 24, 2017 Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

A great way to explore Xamarin.Forms (and grow comfortable working in the code) is to clone the repository and run it, especially any of the ControlGallery projects. We know that many […]

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Installing Visual Studio 2017 Made Easy

Mayur Tendulkar
July 20, 2017 Xamarin Platform

Visual Studio has evolved quite significantly since its introduction ten years ago, from IDE features to the integration of various DevOps scenarios. With Visual Studio 2017, even the installation experience has changed; developers can now select the components that they wish to download and install, as well as install various releases of Visual Studio side-by-side. […]

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Guitar Center’s Five-Star Xamarin.Forms Apps Bring Music to the Masses

Lacey Butler
Lacey Butler
July 18, 2017 Android, Case Studies, iOS

The best brands, and the most popular apps, deliver personalized experiences that help us accomplish exactly what we want to do, when we want to do it. Developers need to […]

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Introducing MFractor for Visual Studio for Mac

Guest Blogger
July 17, 2017 Xamarin Platform

This is a special guest post from Matthew Robbins at MFractor. You can find him on Twitter at @matthewrdev. Let’s say you’re a Xamarin.Forms developer and you’re starting out on […]

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Installing MFractor for Visual Studio Mac.

Urban Refuge’s Refugee Aid Mobile Apps Turn Research into Action

Lacey Butler
Lacey Butler
July 12, 2017 Android, Case Studies, iOS, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

Started by a group of Boston University students 2015, Urban Refuge uses technology to improve both urban refugees’ experience and humanitarian organizations’ ability to coordinate resources, making aid available via a centralized, easy-to-access database. Urban Refuge’s research found that simply making options available […]

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Mastering the Android Support Libraries

James Montemagno
July 11, 2017 Android, Xamarin Platform

Android Support Libraries are an essential part to every Android application and you’ll find them absolutely everywhere. The Support Libraries offer developers the ability to add the latest and greatest features of Android to their application, while maintaining backwards compatibility with older versions of Android. As new versions of the Android SDK continue to roll […]

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Podcast: App Monetization, .NET Standard, Azure Cosmos DB, and more!

Pierce Boggan
July 10, 2017 Education

In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, James and I fill you in on the latest Xamarin news, including how to integrate ads and in-app purchases into your mobile apps, migrating to .NET Standard, planet-scale apps with Cosmos DB, and more! Be sure to download today’s episode from your favorite podcasting app. Subscribe or Download […]

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“Xamarin University Presents” Webinar Recordings

Mark Smith
Mark Smith
July 6, 2017 Education, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

Thousands of developers have attended this year’s Xamarin University Presents webinar series, and we’ve had a great time introducing developers to the breadth of apps they can build with Xamarin […]

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Xamarin Events Happening in July

Jayme Singleton
Jayme Singleton
July 3, 2017 Events

Mobile .NET developer meetups and events are amazing opportunities to learn something new, network with other developers, and get the latest on what’s happening with Xamarin and related technologies. Boost your own knowledge of native mobile development this month by attending a user group event near you! The Xamarin Events page makes it easy to […]

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Last Chance to Catch Xamarin Dev Days!

Jayme Singleton
Jayme Singleton
June 30, 2017 Events

When we first announced the Xamarin Dev Days series in 2015, the mission was to work with our community of Speakers, User Groups, and Partners to empower developers everywhere to […]

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