Microsoft Connect(); 2016 Recap

Joseph Hill
November 16, 2016 Xamarin Platform

We just started a few hours ago, but Microsoft Connect(); 2016 is already a huge success. In addition to our onsite attendees, hundreds of thousands of developers are watching live […]

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Xamarin Test Cloud Announcements at Microsoft Connect();

Justin Raczak
Justin Raczak
November 16, 2016 Xamarin Test Cloud

At the Microsoft Connect(); keynote in New York this morning, we made some significant announcements about Xamarin Test Cloud, namely that we now support the Appium framework and that Visual […]

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Android Nougat Quick Setting Tiles

James Montemagno
November 15, 2016 Android, Xamarin Platform

Android’s Quick Setting Tiles enable users to quickly access important system settings and applications with a simple swipe and click. These tiles represent several system settings, including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, location, […]

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Webinar Recording | Scale Your Mobile Quality: Industry Benchmarks and Testing Best Practices

Courtney Witmer
Courtney Witmer
November 14, 2016 Education, Xamarin Test Cloud

Whether you’re a small startup whose entire business lies within your mobile apps or a large enterprise arming your workforce with productivity tools, the principles of a healthy mobile development culture are the same. Your people, processes, and tools must focus on facilitating continuous learning and rapid iteration as the means to consistently deliver first-class […]

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Join us for Microsoft Connect(); Now with Virtual Training from Xamarin University

Julia Black
Julia Black
November 10, 2016 Education, Events

The free Microsoft Connect(); 2016 developer event will be live streamed around the world November 16–18, and you’re invited! Save the date now to join us online for all of the latest announcements from Xamarin, Visual Studio, .NET, Azure, SQL, Windows, Office, and more. Connect(); features keynotes and deep-dive technical sessions from Executive Vice President […]

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Getting Started with the iOS 10 Notification Framework

Mike James
November 9, 2016 iOS, Xamarin Platform

iOS 10 includes some significant changes to notifications for developers, with the addition of a brand new framework for dealing with notifications that supports the delivery and handling of both […]

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Webinar Recording | Building Better Apps with Microsoft Cognitive Services and Xamarin

Courtney Witmer
Courtney Witmer
November 8, 2016 Education, Xamarin.Forms

Microsoft Cognitive Services makes it fast and easy for developers to add artificial intelligence, machine learning, and advanced data analysis to their apps in just a few lines of code. With 22 APIs across five categories, its powerful algorithms perform everything from OCR to facial recognition and linguistic analysis. Whether you’re building consumer or enterprise […]

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Microsoft Research Ships Intelligent Apps with the Power of C# and AI

Lacey Butler
Lacey Butler
November 4, 2016 Case Studies

Your browser does not support the video tag. Microsoft Pix turns iPhone users into better photographers, using artificial intelligence and machine learning to automatically capture the best shots. Even before […]

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Mobile Leaders Podcast | Productivity and Delight in Enterprise Apps with Josh Clark of Big Medium

Anusha Sethuraman
Anusha Sethuraman
November 3, 2016 Education

This is the third episode in our Mobile Leaders podcast series, focused on helping you achieve success with your mobile initiatives faster through different perspectives and experiences from industry analysts, […]

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Say Hello to Siri with SiriKit

Mike James
November 2, 2016 iOS, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

One of the most exciting new features of iOS 10 is that it opens Siri to app developers. In this blog post, we’ll cover the basics of how to add […]

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