Xamarin: Live Webinar: Xamarin vs. Hybrid HTML: Making the Right Choice for the Enterprise

Selecting the right mobile platform for your enterprise can be a high-risk gamble that will affect thousands of your employees and millions of your customers. Building the right app will either digitally transform your business or derail your efforts and force you to start over while the industry and customers leave you behind. The two […]

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Xamarin: Turn Events into Commands with Behaviors

Utilizing data binding in mobile apps can greatly simplify development by automatically synchronizing an app’s data to its user interface with minimal set up. Previously, we looked at the basics of data binding, and then explored some more advanced data binding scenarios where values are formatted and converted as they are passed between source and target by […]

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Michael Ridland: Announcing SlideOverKit for Xamarin.Forms

I’m very happy to announce XAM Consulting’s first Premium component release, SlideOverKit for Xamarin.Forms. As I’ve discussed before at XAM Consulting we have a goal to contribute to the Xamarin ecosystem and help companies build great things, our premium components are one part of this goal. This component is something we’ve been working on for […]

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Xamarin: Xamarin Events in February

Join one of these many user groups, conferences, webinars, and other events to help celebrate something we all love this February—native mobile development in C#! Here are just a handful of the many developer events happening around the world this month: SWETUGG Stockholm, Sweden: February 2 Get Started Building Cross-Platform Apps with Xamarin (Xamarin MVP […]

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Daniel Hindrikes: How to solve Xamarin.Forms android build error after updated to Forms 2.0+

Exception while loading assemblies: System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load assembly ‘Microsoft.Windows.Design.Extensibility, Version=4.3.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a’. Perhaps it doesn’t exist in the Mono for Android profile? If you updated the nuget packages for Xamarin Forms to 2.0+ and the android project stops to build there are a simple solution. Just delete the references which ends with .Design. In […]

Xamarin: Don’t Miss Big Medium’s Josh Clark at Xamarin Evolve 2016

If anyone has secrets to spill about how to make your next mobile app a hit, Josh Clark is your man, and he’ll be sharing some of them with you at Xamarin Evolve 2016, the world’s largest cross-platform mobile development conference! Josh has written several books on mobile app design, including Designing for Touch and […]

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Xamarin: Microsoft VS Dev Essentials + Xamarin University

Microsoft launched its Visual Studio Dev Essentials program at Microsoft Connect (); 2015, and today we’re excited to announce that we’re giving Dev Essentials members free access to select Xamarin University content! Visual Studio Dev Essentials is available to all developers free of charge. Through the program, developers receive various benefits, including developer tools, software, […]

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Adam J Wolf: Weekly Xamarin Newsletter Issue #77

Xamarin’s Newest Most Valued Professionals Joseph Hill, from Xamarin Inc., announces the new rockstars of Xamarin. Getting Started with Azure Mobile Apps’ Easy Tables James Montemagno, from Xamarin Inc., has fallen in love with ‘Easy Table’. Gone Mobile 29: Push Notifications Greg Shackles and Jon Dick go over everything from PushSharp to APNS and GCM. […]

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Michael Ridland: How to price Xamarin.Forms components

This post is primarily documenting my thought process when trying to come up with pricing for two premium components that we’re about to release at XAM Consulting. We’re very excited about releasing these components. We’re looking forward to contributing to the Xamarin ecosystem and helping developers build great things. Many companies I’ve worked for have […]

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