Export To Application Insights With AppCenter Continuous Export

Mayur Tendulkar
July 9, 2018 Education

Five-star mobile apps have one special feature: they don’t let go of their users. This can be achieved by understanding your app, the app’s users, and how these users interact with your app. The deep customer insights offered by AppCenter’s Continuous Export provide a better understanding of your customers and help boost retention. By default, […]

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Xamarin University Presents: Guest Lectures from Industry Luminaries!

Rob Gibbens
Rob Gibbens
May 30, 2018 Education

Technology moves quickly; new software, platforms, and frameworks are constantly being developed, improved, and released. Exploring the landscape of developer tools and libraries that we can consume in our C# .NET apps can be exciting, but it takes time to review and evaluate the latest innovations. Fortunately, Xamarin University is here to help! We invite […]

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Podcast: Build 2018 Recap for Mobile Developers

Pierce Boggan
May 11, 2018 Education

In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, James Montemagno and I discuss the news for mobile developers from Build 2018, including Xamarin.Forms 3.0, Hyper-V support for the Android emulator, Xamarin.Essentials, and updates to Visual Studio 2017 and Visual Studio for Mac. Be sure to download today’s episode from your favorite podcast app! Subscribe or Download […]

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Community Books on Xamarin Development

Jayme Singleton
Jayme Singleton
April 20, 2018 Android, Education, iOS, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

Xamarin development is constantly growing and evolving to meet the needs of developers. To help you find the right resources for your development education, we’ve curated a list of community books written about Xamarin. Books on Xamarin Xamarin Cross-platform Application Development: Second Edition Author: Jonathan Peppers Published: April 2015 This book is a practical guide […]

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Podcast: Visual Studio 2017 version 15.6, AR with UrhoSharp, and ML with CoreML

Pierce Boggan
March 12, 2018 Education

In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, James Montemagno and I discuss the fun new features in the Visual Studio 2017 version 15.6 stable release, including macOS environment setup and iOS WiFi deployment. We also discuss building AR and ML into your mobile apps, and take a look at how you can add Tizen as […]

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New Xamarin University Course: Navigation Patterns in Xamarin.Forms (XAM205)

Mark Taparauskas
Mark Taparauskas
February 26, 2018 Education, Xamarin.Forms

Xamarin.Forms, a popular choice for cross-platform Xamarin apps, has two stacks. It’s common to implement navigation by pushing and popping Pages on a stack, but the two stacks are intended […]

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Podcast: Rapid UI Prototyping with Ink to Code, Merged Dictionaries in Xamarin.Forms, & Android Emulator Tips

Pierce Boggan
February 9, 2018 Education

In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, James Montemagno and I talk about a new tool that turns drawings into Android or UWP layouts, merged dictionaries coming to Xamarin.Forms, ways to make your Android emulator experience more awesome, and configuring CI for mobile apps with VSTS. Be sure to download today’s episode from your favorite […]

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Upcoming Webinar | Xamarin University Presents: Building Your First Intelligent App with Xamarin and Microsoft Cognitive Services

Courtney Witmer
Courtney Witmer
February 7, 2018 Education, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

Today’s apps must be “intelligent” to win app users’ loyalty, whether for a consumer app or a business app. With Xamarin.Forms and Microsoft Cognitive Services, you can easily create your first AI-infused mobile app that not only shares code across platforms, but also taps into 20+ intelligent services APIs, from analyzing the sentiment of text […]

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Webinar Recording | Xamarin University Presents: Ship Better Apps with Visual Studio App Center

Courtney Witmer
Courtney Witmer
January 30, 2018 Education

In this pre-recorded webinar, Mark Smith, Director of Xamarin University, shows you how to automate your app development pipeline with Visual Studio App Center, walking through how to connect your […]

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Podcast: Android 8.1, Xamarin Device Manager, and Visual Studio versions 15.5 & 15.6

Pierce Boggan
January 12, 2018 Education, Podcasts

In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, James Montemagno and I cover Android 8.1, the new Xamarin Device Manager Preview, what’s new for mobile developers in Visual Studio versions 15.5/15.6, and share our favorite Xamarin moments from 2017. Be sure to download today’s episode from your favorite podcast app. Subscribe or Download Today Keeping up […]

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