Xamarin for Everyone

Nat Friedman
March 31, 2016 Xamarin Insights, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin Test Cloud

On March 18th, 2016, Microsoft’s acquisition of Xamarin officially closed. We love C# and we want every developer to be able to take advantage of the power of .NET in […]

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Simplify Sharing with Plugins for Xamarin

Pierce Boggan
March 29, 2016 Xamarin Platform

In an increasingly connected world, it’s not surprising that many apps have a social component. Even if you aren’t building an app that makes extensive use of social networks like Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, you may still want a way for users to share app content with their friends on various social networks. For example, […]

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Win a Tech Adventure Pack from Xamarin at //build 2016

Joseph Hill
March 28, 2016 Contests, Events

We’re celebrating //build 2016 with our annual party at Jillian’s and a special contest! Just snap a photo of yourself wearing (or next to) any Xamarin logo this week for […]

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Webinar Recording: Accelerate Mobile Success with a Mobile Center of Excellence

Courtney Witmer
March 25, 2016 Education

From streamlining employee activities to providing customers anywhere with access to your business, mobile is a crucial driver in transforming the enterprise. A successful mobile program is critical in order […]

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Xamarin MCoE Webinar March 24, 2016

Celebrate with Xamarin and Microsoft at //build 2016

Joseph Hill
March 24, 2016 Events

We’re excited to be joining the Microsoft family, and if //build 2016’s recording breaking 5-minute sell out is any indication, the .NET community is bigger and more passionate than ever. […]

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Xamarin's Microsoft Build 2015 Kick-Off Party

Cross-Platform Messaging for iOS, Android, and Windows

Pierce Boggan
March 22, 2016 Xamarin Platform

Messaging is a central component to the mobile experience and it’s not unusual for apps to want to take advantage of this in, for example, an employee directory app with […]

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Cross-platform messaging for iOS, Android, and UWP.

Xamarin Podcast: Introducing Xamarin.Forms 2.1

James Montemagno
March 21, 2016 Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

This week on the Xamarin Podcast, Pierce and I catch you up on all the new features introduced in Xamarin.Forms 2.1, including control templates, DataTemplateSelectors, and making user interface tweaks with effects.       Subscribe or Download Today Knowing the latest in .NET, C#, and Xamarin is easier than ever with the Xamarin Podcast! […]

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Xamarin Evolve 2016 Training is Almost Sold Out

Jo Ann Buckner
March 17, 2016 Xamarin Evolve

Training tickets for Xamarin Evolve 2016 are now extremely limited, so if you’ve been putting off signing up, now is the time to do it! Xamarin Evolve is the largest […]

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Xamarin University Training at Xamarin Evolve 2014

Performing Background Data Refresh for Android

Pierce Boggan
March 15, 2016 Android, Xamarin Platform

Data is a crucial component of any app, which is why perfecting how your application interacts with data is so important. There are many techniques for improving interactions with remote […]

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Google Cloud Messaging communication between client and server.

Xamarin Evolve 2016 Speaker Spotlight: Jason Smith

Joseph Hill
March 14, 2016 Xamarin Evolve

This is the third post in our Xamarin Evolve 2016 “Speaker Spotlight” series, helping you get to know a little bit more about some of the amazing speakers who will […]

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