Announcing the Newest Xamarin MVPs!

Jayme Singleton
Jayme Singleton
January 20, 2017 Xamarin Platform

The Xamarin MVP title is awarded to outstanding community leaders who demonstrate exemplary commitment to helping others get the most out of their experience with Xamarin by sharing their passion, […]

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Planet Xamarin: Follow Your Favorite Community Bloggers

James Montemagno
January 19, 2017 Xamarin Platform

The Xamarin development community is expanding and flourishing, with the Xamarin blog and Xamarin MVPs offering a plethora of knowledge for developers to soak up. As the community has continued […]

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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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Mobile Composer Transforms Products, People, and Processes with Xamarin Apps

Lacey Butler
Lacey Butler
January 17, 2017 Case Studies, Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

Our customers use the power of .NET to deliver amazing consumer, business, and partner-facing apps for thousands of organizations across the world. Mobile Composer was an early Xamarin adopter, building […]

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Lightweight Ads for Android Apps

James Montemagno
January 16, 2017 Android, Xamarin Platform

The easiest way to start monetizing your mobile apps is to connect with advertisers and show relevant ads within them. It’s as simple as displaying an ad, your users click […]

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New Xamarin.Forms Pre-release 2.3.4.184-pre1: Quality Improvements, Bindable Picker

David Ortinau
David Ortinau
January 13, 2017 Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

We have been working on improving the quality and performance of Xamarin.Forms as we speed toward our next stable release, so the bulk of this pre-release amounts to a huge list of quality improvements. For a complete rundown, check out the release notes here. What’s New in Xamarin.Forms 2.3.4.184-pre1 There are a few feature enhancements […]

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Try the Next Major Xamarin Release Candidate

Joseph Hill
January 11, 2017 Xamarin Platform

Try out the latest-and-greatest in mobile development with Xamarin’s Cycle 9 Release Candidate, which features major upgrades to every major component of our platform. We have new features and updates available for everyone across the board: Android, iOS, Mac, Visual Studio, and Xamarin Studio. Kick the tires on new features, test out your apps, and […]

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The Top 12 Xamarin Blog Posts of 2016

Courtney Witmer
Courtney Witmer
December 30, 2016 Xamarin Platform

It’s been another great year for mobile, and a great year for Xamarin, too, as we became part of the Microsoft family and have been able to make Xamarin, Xamarin […]

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Contest: Explore Something New This Holiday with Workbooks

Cody Beyer
Cody Beyer
December 22, 2016 Xamarin Platform

Recently at Microsoft Connect(); 2016, we were excited to announce the general availability of Xamarin Workbooks. Workbooks offer an interactive coding environment that not only allows you to explore new […]

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Android 7.1 Developer Preview Now Available

Miguel de Icaza
December 16, 2016 Android, Xamarin Platform

It was only a few months ago when Android 7.0, API 24, was released to the masses that added several new features and capabilities for developers to integrate into their […]

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