The Top 12 Xamarin Blog Posts of 2016

Courtney Witmer
Courtney Witmer
December 30, 2016 Xamarin Platform

It’s been another great year for mobile, and a great year for Xamarin, too, as we became part of the Microsoft family and have been able to make Xamarin, Xamarin […]

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Webinar Series: Xamarin University Presents Getting Started with Xamarin

Bryan Costanich
Bryan Costanich
December 29, 2016 Android, Education, iOS, Xamarin.Forms

As we head into 2017, we’re making it easier than ever to add “mobile developer” to your resume. Xamarin University is here to help you take your .NET skills mobile […]

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Contest: Explore Something New This Holiday with Workbooks

Cody Beyer
Cody Beyer
December 22, 2016 Xamarin Platform

Recently at Microsoft Connect(); 2016, we were excited to announce the general availability of Xamarin Workbooks. Workbooks offer an interactive coding environment that not only allows you to explore new […]

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Xamarin Dev Days Available On-Demand

Jayme Singleton
Jayme Singleton
December 21, 2016 Events

What a year for Xamarin Dev Days! We worked with our amazing community members all over the globe to organize 136 Dev Days in more than 55 countries in over […]

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Simple and Intuitive App Shortcuts in Android 7.1

James Montemagno
December 20, 2016 Android

Android 7.0 Nougat just released with some great new features such as Direct Reply and Doze enhancements, and Android 7.1 is already on the way and in Developer Preview. You […]

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Android 7.1 Developer Preview Now Available

Miguel de Icaza
December 16, 2016 Android, Xamarin Platform

It was only a few months ago when Android 7.0, API 24, was released to the masses that added several new features and capabilities for developers to integrate into their […]

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Build your Mobile Development Toolkit for 2017

Cormac Foster
Cormac Foster
December 16, 2016 Android, Education, iOS, Mobile Center, Workbooks, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin University

2016 was a huge year for the Xamarin team. With your help, we had our biggest, best Evolve. We joined the Microsoft family, open-sourced our software, and helped bring Xamarin […]

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Introducing the BikeRider Xamarin.Forms Sample App

Pierce Boggan
December 14, 2016 Xamarin.Forms

At Microsoft Connect(); 2016, we demoed mobile apps for BikeSharing360, a fictional company that allows users to rent bikes located throughout New York City and Seattle. BikeRider, the consumer mobile […]

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Installing Xamarin Made Easy with Offline Installation

Mayur Tendulkar
December 13, 2016 Xamarin Platform

Mobile application development requires a successful installation of the correct development tools & SDKs. In the case of Xamarin, your tools will be Visual Studio 2015 and third party SDKs. As Visual […]

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Add Yap to Your App with Bot Framework

Cody Beyer
Cody Beyer
December 12, 2016 Android, iOS, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

An emerging trend in technology is the idea of conversational computing. Instead of issuing a series of commands via taps and clicks, commands will be extracted from natural conversations. We use […]

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