Introducing the .NET Community Standup Series

James Montemagno
January 17, 2019 Xamarin Platform

We love our amazing .NET community that is filled with amazing developers writing fantastic blogs, libraries, presentations, and pull requests every week. We are always looking for ways to highlight […]

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Accessing Native Features the Cross-Platform Way with Xamarin.Essentials

James Montemagno
December 19, 2018 Xamarin Platform

Every mobile application requires access to native functionality. When developing native mobile apps with Xamarin, developers are able to integrate deeply into iOS and Android since Xamarin exposes every API […]

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November 2018 Xamarin and Azure Office Hours Recap

Matt Soucoup
December 14, 2018 Xamarin Platform

I ❤️ every single developer. And I want to hear your stories. I want to hear about your successes, your “not-so-much” successes, and any questions or concerns you may have […]

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Connect(); 2018 Xamarin Announcements

Joseph Hill
December 4, 2018 Xamarin Platform, Xamarin.Forms

Today, at Microsoft Connect(); 2018, we have several exciting announcements about brand new capabilities and foundational improvements in the Xamarin platform driven by your generous feedback.    Visual Studio developers everywhere will enjoy updated stable releases of […]

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Twitch Workshop: Build Your First Mobile App with C#, Xamarin, and the Cloud

James Montemagno
November 14, 2018 Xamarin Platform

Have you been clamoring to get started with mobile development using C# and Xamarin? What if you could attend a full day workshop from the comfort of your house or […]

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Gorilla Player: A Tool to Craft Beautiful XAML UIs for Xamarin.Forms

Leonardo Rodriguez
Leonardo Rodriguez
November 8, 2018 Xamarin Platform

This is a guest post contributed by Leonardo Rodríguez Viacava. Leo is co-founder and CTO of UXDivers, creators of Grial UIKit and Gorilla Player. UXDivers specializes in designing and coding […]

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Upgrade Your App with Sentiment Analysis

Brandon Minnick
October 4, 2018 Xamarin Platform

Understanding the sentiment of an email or text message can be difficult. Someone may send a message, intending for it to be encouraging, but it may be accidentally interpreted as […]

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Happy Sentiment

Using Object Detection from inside your Xamarin app

Jim Bennett
Jim Bennett
September 6, 2018 Xamarin Platform

Microsoft Cognitive Services provide a great way to get started with AI without being a machine learning or data science expert. A common favorite of cognitive services is the Custom […]

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Securing network traffic with TLS 1.2

Tom Opgenorth
August 7, 2018 Xamarin Platform

Secure and encrypted network communications are a crucial part of mobile application development. Without some kind of security around the communication layer, it is trivial for a third party to eavesdrop and tamper with the messages between the client and the server. If protecting the data being transmitted is important, then some kind of cryptography […]

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Guest Post: Visual UI tests on iOS simulator using Xamarin and Appium

Sophie Tagar
Sophie Tagar
July 30, 2018 Xamarin Platform

This is a guest post from Sophie Tagar, a customer support engineer at Applitools. Previously, Sophie was a software developer at Matrix Israel where, among other things, she did full […]

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