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Overview

Overview

.NET is a developer platform made up of tools, programming languages, and libraries for building many different types of applications. Xamarin extends the .NET developer platform with tools and libraries specifically for building apps for Android, iOS, tvOS, watchOS, macOS, and Windows.

Getting Started

Getting Started

  1. 9/23/2019, Video, 0:02:47
    Xamarin is Microsoft's framework for creating mobile apps. In this video get an overview of all the various pieces of Xamarin and how they enable you to create cross platform...
  2. 9/12/2017, Video, 0:55:25
    The first session will get users started with Xamarin, build a Xamarin.Forms UI, and show it in the Previewer. This will be the client app used throughout the sessions.

Xamarin News

3/20/2020, Microsoft Developer Blogs
Keeping up with the latest in .NET, C#, Xamarin, and Azure is easier than ever. Co-hosts Matt Soucoup and James Montemagno cover a range of topics relevant to Xamarin dev
3/19/2020, Microsoft Developer Blogs
Hello Surface Duo developers! To celebrate the .NET Conf: Focus on Xamarin live broadcast next week (tune in Monday!), today’s blog post will outline how to suppo
3/13/2020, The Xamarin Podcast
It's trigger-mania! Mania! On the dancefloor! This month James and Matt talk about Xamarin.Forms, Xamarin, and everything related to Xamarin - you could say they Focus on Xamarin. That's...
3/4/2020, Microsoft Developer Blogs
When you need to display a lot of data Xamarin.Forms has you covered with awesome controls such as ListView, CollectionView, or CarouselView. These controls are great as
3/2/2020, Microsoft Developer Blogs
This March, discover the world of Xamarin and .NET development through in-person and virtual events all month long. Explore recent news and updates with your community at
2/14/2020, The Xamarin Podcast
It's trigger-mania! Mania! On the dancefloor! This month James and Matt talk about Xamarin.Forms triggers every chance they get - because there's trigger news everywhere! The dancing doesn't stop...
2/11/2020, Microsoft Developer Blogs
Today we are announcing the preview availability of our cross-platform dual-screen support for the Surface Duo and Surface Neo, two new and amazing devices coming from th
2/10/2020, Microsoft Developer Blogs
A little while ago, Apple started sending out warning messages about the UIWebView deprecation. This has not gone unnoticed by our Xamarin.Forms users, who directly c
1/22/2020, Microsoft Developer Blogs
Surface Duo introduces a whole new class of ultra-portable experiences running on dual screens. Today we are excited to announce our public preview of the SDK for Surface
1/13/2020, Microsoft Developer Blogs
The Visual State Manager (VSM) has been around since Xamarin.Forms 3.0, but we're not done developing it. One of the things we really wanted to add is the ability to chan
1/10/2020, The Xamarin Podcast
New Year - New Decade - New Pod!! This month James and Matt recover from their holiday hacks to go over the latest and greatest in the world of Xamarin! There's a new version of...
1/10/2020, Microsoft Developer Blogs
Happy 2020, Xamarin community! To kick start your productive new year, we want to share some favorite tips for XAML Hot Reload for Xamarin.Forms. With XAML Hot Reload, yo
12/13/2019, The Xamarin Podcast
Everything that's new ends with a 4! This month James and Matt go over the big releases of Visual Studio 16.4 and Xamarin.Forms 4.4! But there's more than the latest releases! There's news...
11/8/2019, The Xamarin Podcast
In this month's episode James and Matt talk a bit about everything. From previewing this year's HUGE Ignite Conference, to talking about the incredible bumper on Matt's new Channel 9 show -...
10/11/2019, The Xamarin Podcast
In this month's episode James and Matt recap .NET Conf! .NET Conf just happened and if you missed anything don't worry, because... We. Have. You. Covered. There were a ton of great announcements...