Ship Better Apps Faster with the Mobile Center Webinar Series 

Keith Ballinger
Keith Ballinger
January 18, 2017 Android, iOS, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin Test Cloud, Xamarin.Forms

Since launching Visual Studio Mobile Center (Preview) last November, we’ve been listening to user feedback and adding new features and services. Now, we’re making it even easier to get started and to learn how Mobile Center helps developers build better apps. Throughout February, join us for a series of seven webinars, with topics including individual mobile lifecycle […]

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Lightweight Ads for Android Apps

James Montemagno
January 16, 2017 Android, Xamarin Platform

The easiest way to start monetizing your mobile apps is to connect with advertisers and show relevant ads within them. It’s as simple as displaying an ad, your users click […]

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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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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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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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Google Awareness API for Android: Query and React to Signals

James Montemagno
December 7, 2016 Android, Xamarin Platform

Google Play services offers a plethora of amazing APIs for developers to integrate into their iOS and Android applications. For Android developers, specifically, there are several more APIs available that […]

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Optimizing Android Apps for Multi-Window Mode

James Montemagno
December 2, 2016 Android, Xamarin Platform

One of my favorite features in Android 7.0 Nougat is support for multiple applications running at the same time with the new Multi-Window mode. When the user has an application […]

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Live Webinar | Getting the Most out of iOS 10 and Android N

Courtney Witmer
Courtney Witmer
November 29, 2016 Android, Education, iOS

The newly released iOS 10 and Android N(ougat) operating system updates are great opportunities for mobile developers to add new features to their mobile apps that make them stand out. Join Mike James and James Montemagno, Microsoft Program Managers of Mobile Developer Tools, for a webinar on December 8, 2016 at 10:00 am PT / […]

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