Xamarin and Xamarin University Sessions at Microsoft Connect(); 2017

Karina Ung
November 9, 2017 Events

We invite you to join us for Microsoft’s annual Connect(); developer event, scheduled to stream live online November 15–17, 2017! Save the date now to ensure you don’t miss a […]

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Android Oreo Notification Channels

Mark McLemore
November 7, 2017 Android, Xamarin Platform

One of the most important features introduced in Android 8.0 Oreo is notification channels. Notification channels make it possible for you to group notifications so that all notifications posted to […]

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Simplified App Signing with Secure Files in Visual Studio Team Services

James Montemagno
November 6, 2017 Android, iOS, Xamarin Platform

One thing I never want to worry about when building my apps is needing to remember where I stored my provisioning profiles, certificates, and keystores. Thanks to Visual Studio Team […]

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Making iOS 11 Even Easier with Xamarin.Forms

David Ortinau
David Ortinau
November 3, 2017 Xamarin.Forms

iOS 11 has introduced a few new visual design updates that you may want to take advantage of, including safe area layout guides and large titles. For Xamarin.iOS developers, we’ve […]

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Publish to Azure from Visual Studio for Mac

Cody Beyer
Cody Beyer
November 2, 2017 Xamarin Platform

As a cloud first, mobile first IDE, Visual Studio for Mac is designed to work side by side with Azure. In this post, you’ll create an ASP.NET Core project, edit the […]

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Xamarin Developer Events in November

Jayme Singleton
Jayme Singleton
November 2, 2017 Events

The Xamarin and .Net mobile developer community is growing like never before and with so many new events upcoming, there is more opportunity than ever to learn about new and exciting releases, tooling, and updates on Xamarin and related technologies. Network with your local developer community while discussing this month’s ranging topics from optimizing your […]

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Augmented Reality in Xamarin.Android with ARCore

Jon Dick
October 30, 2017 Android, Xamarin Platform

Now that you’ve had a chance to augment reality in your Xamarin iOS apps with ARKit, it’s time to explore Google’s take on AR in your Xamarin Android apps. The […]

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Go Large with iOS 11

Craig Dunn
October 26, 2017 iOS

One of the more obvious user interface changes in iOS 11 is the larger titles that are used across the system apps, from the App Store and Apple Music to […]

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Introducing the Android SDK Manager

Cody Beyer
Cody Beyer
October 25, 2017 Android, Xamarin Platform

To make the process of managing Android SDKs as smooth as possible, we’ve revamped the Android SDK Manager in Visual Studio for Mac to create a seamless, integrated experience. Not only […]

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3 Big Things To Explore in the Xamarin.Forms 2.5.0 Pre-Release

David Ortinau
David Ortinau
October 24, 2017 Xamarin.Forms

Over the past year we’ve been working on a couple of “big things” that enable you to create more performant applications on more platforms. With our latest stable release, version […]

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