Xamarin: Getting Started with Azure Mobile Apps’ Easy Tables

Every front end needs a great backend. This is true now more than ever in today’s connected world, where it’s extremely important to have your data with you at all times, even if you are disconnected from the internet. There are tons of great solutions available for Xamarin developers including Couchbase, Parse, Amazon, Oracle, and, […]

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Xamarin: Simplifying Events with Commanding

Utilizing data binding in Xamarin.Forms applications can greatly simplify app development by automatically synchronizing an app’s data to its user interface with very little work. Previously, we took a look at setting up your project to begin data binding and then saw it in action in an app. We then explored more advanced data binding […]

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Xamarin: Xamarin Evolve 2016 Speaker Spotlight: Charles Petzold

Xamarin Evolve 2016 is shaping up to be our best conference ever, and with top mobile development experts from around the world coming to Orlando, Florida, April 24-28! We thought we’d take a look behind the brilliant code and get to know this year’s Xamarin Evolve 2016 speakers a little bit better. We’ll be sharing […]

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Xamarin: Xamarin’s Newest Most Valued Professionals

With the new year comes exciting new changes, and for our community, that means lots of new Xamarin MVPs! These are rockstars who have earned recognition for significant contributions to the mobile C# community by: Speaking at user groups, conferences, and online Maintaining and sharing useful information on personal blogs Writing great articles, blog posts, and books Growing […]

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Gone Mobile: Episode 29: Push Notifications

This episode covers pretty much everything there is to know about Push Notifications. From Apple’s APNS to Google’s C2DM and GCM, learn about what they are and how they work. We also discuss the benefits and disadvantages of roll your own with PushSharp and using services like Azure, Amazon EC2, Urbanairship and Parse.

Hosts/Guests: Greg Shackles, Jon Dick

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Xamarin: Contest: Report an Exception with Xamarin Insights

While we all test our apps, whether it be unit tests or automated UI tests with Xamarin Test Cloud, end users still interact with them in ways that we never could have anticipated. We built Xamarin Insights for just this reason&emdash;to help you proactively monitor the health of your mobile apps in the wild and identify […]

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Xamarin: Webinar Recording: Diving into Xamarin Insights

The recent release of Xamarin 4 includes Xamarin Insights, which makes monitoring your mobile apps easy with everything you need to catch bugs, inspect user behavior, and track events. In this webinar recording, Product Manager Ian Janicki and Customer Success Engineer Glenn Wester explain how to get started with Xamarin Insights and properly instrument our […]

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Adam J Wolf: Weekly Xamarin Newsletter Issue #76

Syncing Files Between Devices with Azure File Sync Nish Anil, from Xamarin Inc., shows how Azure makes difficult problems easy. A Nicer Messaging Interface For Xamarin.Forms Thomas Bandt finds a nicer and simpler way to send messages. Use IDEA IDE for Android UI design with Visual Studio and Xamarin Corrado shows you how to use […]

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