On July 11-12th, the community-run Xamarin Developer Summit is set to launch in Houston, Texas. The two-day conference is packed full of amazing Xamarin content, covering a wide range of mobile development topics by expert speakers from around the world. Microsoft is excited to partner with the Xamarin Developer Summit community and for helping to bring even more Xamarin awesomeness to this conference.
A common scenario for mobile apps is to help their users get to a specific location. This may be a restaurant, office, or the trailhead for the most amazing hike in the pacific northwest. We can leverage the existing built-in map application of iOS,
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Just a few weeks ago we shipped Xamarin.Forms 4.0, which introduced the new Shell navigation for quickly bootstrapping your applications. As well as image source unification to make it convenient to use the same images everywhere, like the new FontImageSource. Several months ago our very own James Montemagno submitted a pull request introducing a CheckBox control.
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We recently launched a case study series with invited customers to explore their applications using various Microsoft technologies that address business needs. In this post, we look at Valora View, a mobile application created by BBVA. This app helps customers find properties for rent or sale with Augmented Reality,
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Starting with Android 5.0 apps built for introduced support for 64-bit CPUs. This is a great advancement in Android as 64-bit CPUs deliver great performance improvements for all users running apps. Earlier this year, Google announced that Android apps which include native code,
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Xamarin.Forms 4.0 introduced amazing new features to help streamline development when building beautiful mobile apps with C#. The main highlight was the new Xamarin.Forms Shell, which seeks to reduce the complexity of building mobile apps by providing fundamental app architecture features.
For the past year, Xamarin has been on a focused journey to improve your productivity by reducing your complexity when building cross-platform mobile applications. Notice the reference to “your” complexity, and not some abstract notion of complexity. That is because the Xamarin team spends countless hours obsessing over feedback,
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Did you know that starting with Android 9 (API level 28) cleartext(non-HTTPS) support is disabled by default? It is always recommended to make connections over HTTPS to ensure that any web communication is secure. This policy may have an impact on your development cycle if your app needs to download an image or file on a server hasn’t been configured for HTTPS.
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The Xamarin Podcast features Matt Soucoup and James Montemagno discussing the latest and greatest in Xamarin and cloud development. This edition also covering a recap of Microsoft Build 2019!
Build 2019 Highlights
Microsoft Build 2019 has come and gone in a flash.