Running Xamarin.iOS Unit Tests in Visual Studio Team Services

Prashant Cholachagudda
Prashant Cholachagudda
January 19, 2018 iOS, Xamarin Platform

In previous posts, we’ve discussed how to set up continuous integration for your Xamarin.iOS applications inside Visual Studio Team Services(VSTS) using the new Hosted macOS Agent. Building the application is […]

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The Xamarin Show: Getting Started with iOS Development in C#

James Montemagno
January 18, 2018 iOS, Xamarin Platform

If you’re looking to get started with iOS development, there’s no better place to look than our amazing Xamarin.iOS documentation guides. They cover each and every topic that you can imagine when it comes to iOS development in C# with Xamarin. If you enjoy watching development videos on your favorite development topics, then look no […]

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Iterate Faster with the Xamarin Live Player and iOS Coded User Interface

James Montemagno
December 13, 2017 iOS, Xamarin Platform

The Xamarin Live Player is a fantastic tool to rapidly iterate and develop Xamarin applications without ever having to compile. One can easily update an application’s user interface and business […]

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Updates to the Xamarin iOS Designer

John Miller
John Miller
December 12, 2017 iOS, Xamarin Platform

The Xamarin Designer for iOS is a visual designer that allows you to edit Storyboard and Xib files directly in Visual Studio and Visual Studio for Mac. Crafting your UI with a designer instead of completely in code is a topic of passionate debate, but it’s a lot of fun to visually design a user interface, especially […]

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Introduction to tvOS

Adam Hartley
Adam Hartley
December 11, 2017 iOS, Xamarin Platform

Recently, Apple announced the AppleTV 4K, an improved version of the AppleTV launched in 2015, which brought us a new platform to develop for in tvOS. With the touch-enabled Siri […]

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Even Easier iOS App Provisioning in Visual Studio for Mac 

Amy Burns
December 7, 2017 iOS, Xamarin Platform

iOS provisioning is a notoriously hard concept to grasp; even the best developers can be stumped by a signing identity. As a content developer at Xamarin, I’ve created thorough documentation on the topic, which you can […]

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Upcoming Webinars | Get the Most Out of Android 8 Oreo and iOS 11

Craig Dunn
November 29, 2017 Android, Education, iOS

Join us on December 13 and December 14 for our newest webinar series, where we’ll show you how to make your Xamarin apps even better by adding the latest and greatest Android and iOS updates. Visual Studio Tools for Xamarin fully support Android 8 Oreo and iOS 11, and we’re excited to share how you […]

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Simplified App Signing with Secure Files in Visual Studio Team Services

James Montemagno
November 6, 2017 Android, iOS, Xamarin Platform

One thing I never want to worry about when building my apps is needing to remember where I stored my provisioning profiles, certificates, and keystores. Thanks to Visual Studio Team […]

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Go Large with iOS 11

Craig Dunn
October 26, 2017 iOS

One of the more obvious user interface changes in iOS 11 is the larger titles that are used across the system apps, from the App Store and Apple Music to […]

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Plugin and Permission Changes with iOS 11

John Miller
John Miller
October 18, 2017 iOS, Xamarin Platform

iOS 11 introduced some fun updates around permissions when accessing certain features on the device. I first noticed these changes when trying to access a user location with the Geolocator […]

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