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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“Xamarin University Presents” Webinar Recordings

Mark Smith
Mark Smith
July 6, 2017 Education, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

Thousands of developers have attended this year’s Xamarin University Presents webinar series, and we’ve had a great time introducing developers to the breadth of apps they can build with Xamarin […]

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Going Global with Xamarin and Azure Cosmos DB

Mayur Tendulkar
June 27, 2017 Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

Imagine that MyTeaCompany is a locally renowned business in Pune, India, supplying tea to the area from their ten shops within the city. They supply a huge variety of teas […]

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Building Xamarin.Forms Apps with .NET Standard

Pierce Boggan
June 21, 2017 Xamarin.Forms

.NET Standard libraries bring our code to more platforms and give us even more APIs from the Base Class Libraries with which to build amazing apps. Developers have been able to use .NET Standard libraries with Xamarin to share code across platforms, and use Xamarin.Forms to create a shared user interface across iOS, Android, UWP, […]

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5 Ways to Boost Xamarin.Forms App Startup Time

David Ortinau
David Ortinau
June 14, 2017 Xamarin.Forms

The Xamarin SDKs for iOS and Android provide an extremely performant foundation upon which to build Xamarin.Forms cross-platform applications. As you work to tune the speed and responsiveness of your Xamarin.Forms application, keep in mind that the same principles that improve the experience of your apps built with the Xamarin SDKs for iOS and Android […]

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Unleashed: Embedding Xamarin.Forms in Xamarin Native

David Ortinau
David Ortinau
June 2, 2017 Xamarin.Forms

If you’re anything like me, when you’re ready to start coding a new application you face the question, “Xamarin Native or Xamarin.Forms?” The only correct answer should be “yes”. In fact, I want to show you how this shouldn’t be a choice at all; you can just start coding with total confidence that you’re on […]

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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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Deep Dive into SkiaSharp with Xamarin.Forms

Charles Petzold
Charles Petzold
May 23, 2017 Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

Xamarin.Forms is a versatile cross-platform user-interface toolkit that allows a single program to run on iOS, Android, the Universal Windows Platform, and (most recently) macOS. However, one feature missing from Xamarin.Forms is a graphics system. Sure, Xamarin.Forms can render bitmaps, and you can size and rotate a BoxView for some simple blocky images, but for […]

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Glimpse the Future of Xamarin Forms 3.0

David Ortinau
David Ortinau
May 18, 2017 Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

At Microsoft Build 2017 we shared our vision for Xamarin.Forms 3.0: to enable using Xamarin.Forms in more ways, on more platforms, and faster than ever before. Today, I want to walk you through some of the exciting new features that we’ll be adding to Xamarin.Forms that we know you’re going to love! Xamarin.Forms Embedding You’ve always been […]

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Sharpen Your Mobile Development Skills with New “Xamarin University Presents” Webinars

Mark Smith
Mark Smith
May 17, 2017 Education, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

This webinar series is completed. You can find all of the Xamarin University Presents Webinar Series recordings here. If you would like to register for Xamarin University, or sign up […]

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