Matthew Leibowitz: UI Testing for Indie Xamarin Devs

In the Xamarin 4 announcement, there were hundreds of improvements, but some of the most exciting points for indie devs included free access to UITest and Xamarin Insights. I noticed especially well-received comments during my presentation at the Gauteng Xamarin User Group. Typically South African indie devs complained about high prices, especially due to the […]

Xamarin: Building Your First Game with MonoGame: Finishing the App

Learning to build games has a reputation for being difficult. MonoGame, a cross-platform gaming framework based on Microsoft’s XNA framework, makes it easy. Yesterday, we walked through the process of building a user interface, complete with sounds, textures, and other assets, for MonkeyTap, a Whack-a-Mole style game where gamers must tap monkeys before they disappear […]

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Adam J Wolf: Weekly Xamarin Newsletter Issue #79

Build Your First Game with MonoGame: Getting Started Pierce Boggan, from Xamarin Inc., walks you through creating your first mobile game. Submit Your Apps for the NEW Social Impact Xammy Award Jo Ann Buckner, from Xamarin Inc., introduces a new Xammy Award category. Yet Another Podcast #146 – Laurent Bugnion Jesse Liberty has Laurent Bugnion […]

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Michael Ridland: XAML Attached Properties Tricks in Xamarin.Forms

I’m sure you know of behaviours in Xamarin.Forms but have you heard of Attached Properties? Have you ever wondered how you define properties for a Grid on a Label, eg <Label Grid.Row=”5″, and the Grid just seems to know about it. This is attaching a piece of data onto the Label so that the Grid can reference the […]

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Xamarin: Submit Your Apps for the NEW Social Impact Xammy Award

To recognize the growing number of apps built with Xamarin that are having asocial impact, we’re introducing a new Xammy Award category for the nonprofit community! We’re looking for high-quality apps that are having a transformational social impact, so if you’ve built a nonprofit app, please submit it here. Finalists will be recognized at Xamarin Evolve, […]

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Xamarin: Build Your First Game with MonoGame: Getting Started

Game development is what got many developers into programming. But how many of us actually ever learned how to create games? Creating games can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be that way! MonoGame is a cross-platform gaming framework based on Microsoft’s XNA framework that’s extremely easy to learn. Best of all, games you […]

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Marcos Cobeña Morián: New App: ¡Buenos días! aro

During half 2015 I published a proof-of-concept app to deliver small pictures a friend of mine, “aro”, creates every morning. I was delighted with his work done with those pictures, and I wanted to create the bridge to make them arrive to as much people as possible. Today, and after almost four months of intense… Continue reading New App: ¡Buenos días! aro

Xamarin: Claim Your Spot for Xamarin CI

At Xamarin, we realize that great CI is core to the mobile development experience, which has lead us to work with leading mobile CI provider Bitrise to make it possible to bring the benefits of continuous integration to your Xamarin apps. As a special promotion, we’re offering three months of Bitrise service for free simply […]

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