Getting Started with Async / Await

Jon Goldberger
Jon Goldberger
March 13, 2017 Android, iOS, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

Async programming is all the rage in mobile app development for good reasons. Using async methods for long running tasks, like downloading data, helps keep your user interface responsive, while […]

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Podcast: What’s New in Xamarin Cycle 9, Visual Studio 2017, and More!

Pierce Boggan
March 10, 2017 Education, Xamarin Platform

In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, James Montemagno and Pierce Boggan announce exciting changes for the Xamarin Podcast and cover what’s new in Xamarin, including the stable release of Cycle 9, the Visual Studio 2017 launch, and more. Be sure to download today’s episode from your favorite podcasting app. Check Out Our Awesome New […]

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Live Webinar: Introduction to Xamarin for Visual Studio 2017

James Montemagno
March 9, 2017 Xamarin Platform

To celebrate this week’s launch of Visual Studio 2017, join us for my “Introduction to Xamarin for Visual Studio 2017” webinar on Wednesday, March 22 to see why this is the best release of Visual Studio yet. I’ll show how Xamarin for Visual Studio 2017 makes it even easier to deliver fully native Android, iOS, […]

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Join Xamarin University for Free Mobile Development Training

Mark Smith
Mark Smith
March 8, 2017 Education

In case you missed the news, Visual Studio 2017 was launched yesterday, along with Preview 4 of Visual Studio for Mac. This release is full of new features and productivity […]

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Better Apps Faster with Visual Studio 2017 and Xamarin

Miguel de Icaza
March 7, 2017 Xamarin Platform

Visual Studio 2017 launches today, and I’m in Redmond for both the launch event and a Q&A afterwards. Along with the launch, we have many fresh and exciting features for Visual Studio developers, as well as a new preview release of Visual Studio for Mac! Whether you are developing apps on Windows or macOS (or […]

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Xamarin Dev Days are Coming to your City!

Jayme Singleton
Jayme Singleton
March 3, 2017 Events

Last year, 136 Xamarin Dev Days were organized in more than 55 countries for over 9,500 developers worldwide thanks to community members like you! This year, we’re reaching farther to […]

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Mobile Center Webinar Recording | Next Generation Code Push and More: Mobile Center for React Native Developers

Courtney Witmer
Courtney Witmer
March 2, 2017 Xamarin Platform

This webinar series is completed. You can find all of the Mobile Center Webinar Series recordings here. If you would like to learn more about Mobile Center, visit the homepage here. Next Generation Code Push and More | Mobile Center for React Native Developers   In this previously recorded webinar, Ryan J. Salva and Parashuram […]

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.NET Standard Libraries in Xamarin Studio

James Montemagno
March 1, 2017 Xamarin Platform

Xamarin projects have supported .NET Standard Libraries in both Xamarin Studio and Visual Studio since their original release in order to enable developers to share code more easily. Consuming .NET Standard NuGets and Assemblies is completely seamless, and with Xamarin Studio 6.2, developers can create and open .NET Standard projects. What is .NET Standard? The […]

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Xamarin Developer Events in March

Jayme Singleton
Jayme Singleton
February 28, 2017 Events

Mobile .NET development meetups are springing up all over the world and are a great opportunity to learn something new, network with other developers, and get the latest on what’s happening with Xamarin. Increase your mobile development knowledge this month by joining a local user group! The Xamarin Events page makes it easy to keep […]

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New Bindable Picker Control for Xamarin.Forms

David Ortinau
David Ortinau
February 27, 2017 Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

Picker controls are a staple of mobile form design, and are used to select date, time, and presenting a predefined list of choices, such as a list of countries or […]

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