Play Audio and Video with the MediaManager Plugin for Xamarin

Guest Blogger
March 21, 2017 Android, iOS, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

This is a special guest post on MediaManager for Xamarin, written by Xamarin MVP, Martijn van Dijk. Martijn works at Xablu as a Xamarin consultant. You can find him on […]

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Xamarin University Webinar Recordings | Intro to Xamarin for Visual Studio and Building Your First Xamarin.Forms App

Courtney Witmer
Courtney Witmer
March 15, 2017 Education, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

You can register for the remaining Xamarin University Presents webinars here. Xamarin University is a leader in providing online mobile development training and offers a 30-day free trial, including access […]

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Getting Started with Async / Await

Jon Goldberger
Jon Goldberger
March 13, 2017 Android, iOS, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

Async programming is all the rage in mobile app development for good reasons. Using async methods for long running tasks, like downloading data, helps keep your user interface responsive, while […]

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New Bindable Picker Control for Xamarin.Forms

David Ortinau
David Ortinau
February 27, 2017 Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

Picker controls are a staple of mobile form design, and are used to select date, time, and presenting a predefined list of choices, such as a list of countries or […]

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Join Us for Round 2 of Xamarin University Presents: Getting Started with Xamarin

Mark Smith
Mark Smith
February 16, 2017 Android, Education, iOS, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

We just finished our inaugural “Xamarin University Presents” webinar series, and we can’t wait to do it again! Thousands of developers joined us for five demo-packed sessions, getting best practices […]

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Bring Stunning Animations to Your Apps with Lottie

Guest Blogger
February 13, 2017 Android, iOS, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

This is a special guest post on Lottie by Airbnb, written by Martijn van Dijk. Martijn works at Xablu as a Xamarin consultant. You can find him on Twitter at […]

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Cross-Platform Drawing with SkiaSharp

Matthew Leibowitz
February 6, 2017 Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

There are millions of mobile apps created every day. They will all do different things, but they still have one thing in common: they will display some form of information […]

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Try the Latest in Xamarin.Forms with Nightly Builds

David Ortinau
David Ortinau
February 3, 2017 Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

Today, we’re excited to introduce a new way for you to try the latest-and-greatest in Xamarin.Forms through our new nightly build feed. Nightly builds will enable a tighter feedback loop […]

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Integrating In-App Purchases in Mobile Apps

James Montemagno
February 2, 2017 Android, iOS, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

Developers often need to integrate monetization to generate revenue when developing mobile apps. There are several ways to monetize apps, but at some point you may want to introduce In-App Purchases, or IAPs, into your app. IAPs can be used in several ways that could apply to your apps, such as adding features, removing ads, […]

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Ship Better Apps Faster with the Mobile Center Webinar Series 

Keith Ballinger
Keith Ballinger
January 18, 2017 Android, iOS, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin Test Cloud, Xamarin.Forms

Since launching Visual Studio Mobile Center (Preview) last November, we’ve been listening to user feedback and adding new features and services. Now, we’re making it even easier to get started and to learn how Mobile Center helps developers build better apps. Throughout February, join us for a series of seven webinars, with topics including individual mobile lifecycle […]

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