Guitar Center’s Five-Star Xamarin.Forms Apps Bring Music to the Masses

Lacey Butler
Lacey Butler
July 18, 2017 Android, Case Studies, iOS

The best brands, and the most popular apps, deliver personalized experiences that help us accomplish exactly what we want to do, when we want to do it. Developers need to […]

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Urban Refuge’s Refugee Aid Mobile Apps Turn Research into Action

Lacey Butler
Lacey Butler
July 12, 2017 Android, Case Studies, iOS, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

Started by a group of Boston University students 2015, Urban Refuge uses technology to improve both urban refugees’ experience and humanitarian organizations’ ability to coordinate resources, making aid available via a centralized, easy-to-access database. Urban Refuge’s research found that simply making options available […]

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Aggreko Provides Power and Temperature Control Apps for a Global Audience with Xamarin and Azure

Lacey Butler
Lacey Butler
June 29, 2017 Android, Case Studies, iOS, Xamarin Test Cloud

.NET developers use mobile and cloud technology to impact and change society, from projects that help visually impaired people “see” to detecting Ebola in West Africa and making college education […]

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Minnesota Twins Hits a Home Run with Cloud-Powered Scouting Apps

Lacey Butler
Lacey Butler
June 20, 2017 Android, Case Studies, iOS

Rapid development cycles and outstanding mobile experiences are a competitive advantage, and we’re always happy to learn how our customers use .NET to deliver five-star apps. With high stakes requirements […]

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Add Push Notifications to iOS Apps with Azure Notification Hubs

Adam Hartley
Adam Hartley
June 19, 2017 iOS, Xamarin Platform

Push Notifications have become ubiquitous in mobile apps since they were first introduced. One of the major advantages of push notifications is being able to deliver a contextual notification without […]

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Easy iOS App Provisioning with Fastlane and Visual Studio for Mac

Pierce Boggan
June 16, 2017 iOS

iOS developers know that app and device provisioning is a huge pain. Just to deploy an iOS app to a device for the first time, you must request a development […]

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Publishing workflow with fastlane.

Demystifying Build Configurations

Jon Goldberger
Jon Goldberger
June 13, 2017 Android, iOS, Xamarin Platform

I’m sure everyone is familiar with the Debug and Release configurations in most solution templates in use. It seems obvious to use the Debug configuration when building your project for debugging and to use the Release configuration when building your project for release. What may be less clear, though, is what’s actually happening when you […]

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WWDC 2017 Recap for iOS Developers

Pierce Boggan
June 6, 2017 iOS, Xamarin Platform

Yesterday, Apple announced several exciting innovations during the WWDC keynote presentation to kick off Apple’s annual developer conference. No matter what Apple platform you’re building apps for today, there are brand new APIs and features to explore! iOS 11 As we’ve come to expect, Apple revealed iOS 11 to developers during the WWDC keynote. Apple […]

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TrainerRoad Helps Cyclists Increase Performance with Five-Star Apps

Lacey Butler
Lacey Butler
May 25, 2017 Android, Case Studies, iOS, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

The .NET community continues to grow in size and expertise, ranging from recent college grads building the future of technology to experienced professional developers modernizing decades’ old business processes. TrainerRoad,one […]

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Using Local Notifications in Xamarin.Mac

Adam Hartley
Adam Hartley
May 24, 2017 iOS, Xamarin Platform

At Xamarin, we strive to empower you to create beautiful, practical, native mobile apps, but we also have a love of desktop applications. Xamarin.Mac and, more recently, Xamarin.Forms for Mac, give you everything you need to produce the same high quality app for the macOS desktop as you can for mobile devices. Like mobile apps, […]

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