Xamarin Alpha Preview

Cody Beyer
Cody Beyer
March 27, 2017 Android, iOS, Xamarin Platform

It seems like it was just weeks ago that Visual Studio 2017 was released, and we’re already working on the next Xamarin update. We’ve just pushed an Alpha preview of our next release, and I wanted to share some of the features that I’m most excited about with you. If you’d like to help in […]

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Catch Up on Visual Studio 2017 and Visual Studio for Mac with Channel 9

James Montemagno
March 23, 2017 Education, Xamarin Platform

I was honored to be part of the Visual Studio 2017 keynote, where I got to highlight how easy it is to build beautiful, cross-platform native iOS, Android, and Windows apps in C# with Xamarin and Visual Studio 2017. Visual Studio 2017 brings an exciting range of new features and improvements for developers, along with […]

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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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Audio controls on a TV with the MediaManager Plugin for Xamarin.

Xamarin University Webinar Recording | Building Your First Android App with Xamarin for Visual Studio

Courtney Witmer
Courtney Witmer
March 17, 2017 Android, Education, Xamarin Platform

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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Introducing the Kimono Designer for SkiaSharp

Kevin Mullins
March 16, 2017 Xamarin Platform

The modern app developer faces a challenge when it comes to developing the high quality graphics required to build exciting and engaging user interfaces: because of the various screen sizes and resolutions […]

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Shows the main Kimono Designer User Interface

Apply Now for Microsoft’s Go Mobile Tech Workshops

Joseph Hill
March 16, 2017 Education, Events, Xamarin Platform

Don’t miss your team’s opportunity to discuss app development and architecture best practices one-on-one with Microsoft engineering experts. We’re excited to announce that the Microsoft engineering team is offering a limited number of technical sessions to help your team build better mobile apps faster. The Go Mobile Tech Workshops are three-hour sessions dedicated to your […]

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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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Simplified Android Keystore Signature Discovery

James Montemagno
March 14, 2017 Xamarin Platform

The Android Keystore is at the heart of every Android application. It enables us to sign our applications and ship them to the app store securely, but also holds additional […]

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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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Podcast: What’s New in Xamarin Cycle 9, Visual Studio 2017, and More!

Pierce Boggan
March 10, 2017 Education, Xamarin Platform

In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, James Montemagno and Pierce Boggan announce exciting changes for the Xamarin Podcast and cover what’s new in Xamarin, including the stable release of Cycle 9, the Visual Studio 2017 launch, and more. Be sure to download today’s episode from your favorite podcasting app. Check Out Our Awesome New […]

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