TrainerRoad Helps Cyclists Increase Performance with Five-Star Apps

Lacey Butler
Lacey Butler
May 25, 2017 Android, Case Studies, Education, 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

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

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Developing Enterprise Apps using Xamarin.Forms

David Britch
David Britch
May 3, 2017 Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

After many years working with developers of enterprise apps, we know that they face several challenges, including: App requirements that can change over time New business opportunities and challenges Ongoing feedback […]

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Write Apps Faster with Ultimate UI Controls from Infragistics

Guest Blogger
May 2, 2017 Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

This is a special guest post from the Infragistics. Infragistics Ultimate UI Controls for Xamarin is a range of productivity tools and beautiful UI controls that are ready to be […]

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Making Your Xamarin.Forms Apps Accessible

Paul DiPietro
April 27, 2017 Android, iOS, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

Note: With the release of Xamarin.Forms 2.3.5-pre3, we have renamed the Accessibility class’s name to AutomationProperties. iOS, Android, and Windows all expose APIs for developers to build accessible mobile apps for everyone. We’re excited to announce that we’ve added new APIs for accessibility in Xamarin.Forms to make it even easier for developers to build accessible, […]

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Implementing Push Notifications in Your Android Apps

Mark McLemore
April 24, 2017 Android, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

An important feature of almost every app is the ability to support push notifications. With push notifications, you can update your users without requiring the app to run at all […]

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Preview: Bringing macOS to Xamarin.Forms

David Ortinau
David Ortinau
April 19, 2017 Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

It’s amazing to think that you can now have a running native macOS application with just a few tweaks to a Xamarin.Forms solution. And I have to say “application” because […]

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Guest Post: Adding a Calendar to Your Xamarin.Forms Apps with the Telerik Calendar

Guest Blogger
April 18, 2017 Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

This is a special guest post from the Progress team at Telerik, the makers of the Telerik UI suites. Speaking on behalf of these awesome engineers of developer tooling is […]

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