Michael Ridland: Announcing FreshMvvm 1.0.1 Release

No bugs to fix, Yay! Only some awesome new features, actually really nice extended and very useful features. With such a big take up of FreshMvvm we’ve ramped up the development. As always we take feedback and iterate on it so let us know of anything. WhenAny I’ve always loved the WhenAny feature in ReactiveUI and just […]

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Xamarin: Customizing ListView Cells with Xamarin.Forms’ DataTemplateSelector

Many mobile apps have to display a list of data to users, so it’s no surprise that the list view is a fundamental control seen in almost every app. Xamarin.Forms’ ListView allows you to display a list of data using cells and a DataTemplate to bind between a data source and the cell. Using this […]

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Xamarin: Add Background Data Refresh to Your iOS Apps

Users expect your apps to load quickly. A critical component of a user’s perception of your app is how fast it loads data. There are many steps you can take to speed up network requests, including general networking techniques like request prioritization and speculative requests or taking advantage of the native networking stack on iOS or Android […]

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Kerry W. Lothrop: Calling C/C++ libraries from Xamarin code

The Xamarin platform allows developing iOS and Android applications entirely in C#. Sometimes, however, some legacy code may be too large or complex to make porting it to C# for your mobile app worthwhile. Most examples found online show you how to use existing Objective-C libraries in Xamarin.iOS and existing Java libraries in Xamarin.Android. However, … Continue reading Calling C/C++ libraries from Xamarin code

Xamarin: Xamarin Events This March

Ready to expand your knowledge about mobile development, socialize with like-minded developers, and chat about the greatest programing language ever (C#)? Head to one of these awesome new user groups, conferences, hackathons, and other mobile events happening this month near you! Here are just a handful of the many developer events happening around the world […]

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Xamarin: DuPont Diagnostics Takes Test Results Mobile with Xamarin

DuPont Diagnostics, located in Wilmington, Delaware, provides innovative, science-based microbial detection and monitoring solutions for the food industry. These products are used by food processors, contract laboratories, and government agencies worldwide to help reduce the impact of pathogens, such as Salmonella, E. coli or Listeria, and other unwanted organisms in raw ingredients, finished products, and […]

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Adam J Wolf: Weekly Xamarin Newsletter Issue #81

A Xamarin + Microsoft Future Nat Friedman, from Xamarin Inc., soon to be from Microsoft, tells us the big news. Reactions to Microsoft Acquiring Xamarin Inc. Microsoft Buys Xamarin – Analysis Congratulations Xamarin and Microsoft! The Value on Microsoft-Xamarin Agreement Xamarin Acquires Microsoft! MS Buys Xamarin – Analysis # 248 Explore The Wizarding World of […]

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Xamarin: Explore The Wizarding World of Harry PotterT HogsmeadeT and Jurassic Park® at Xamarin Evolve 2016

Get ready for one of the most incredible parties Xamarin has ever thrown: an unforgettable celebration at Universal’s Islands of Adventure® theme park. You’ll have unlimited access to some of the most amazing theme park rides and attractions in Orlando because we’ve reserved The Wizarding World of Harry PotterT HogsmeadeT and Jurassic Park® just for […]

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