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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

7/10/2020, The Xamarin Podcast
Xamarin.Forms 4.7 is out and the Inverter Converter is all the rage!! ... well ... multi-value bindings are all the rage - but that doesn't have quite the ring of Inverter Converter. This month...
6/12/2020, The Xamarin Podcast
//Build 2020 just happened - remotely! James and Matt recap all of the great Xamarin announcements - and then you can go out and watch all the sessions. Plus this episode covers how to build...
Hope everybody is staying healthy! We have lots of news and new releases to cover this month for you! Xamarin.Essentials and Xamarin.Forms have new releases. And the Xamarin engineering team...
4/14/2020, MS Dev Blogs
It is hard to believe that is has been nearly one month since .NET Conf – Focus on Xamarin. This was our largest Xamarin live streaming event of the year with over nine hours of glorious Xamarin...
4/10/2020, The Xamarin Podcast
Logically embed that authentication ... that doesn't make sense at all ... or does it? Well it does when James and Matt talk about Azure Logic Apps, embedded fonts, and the brand new...
This week, Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.5 was released! Which brings several new features and improvements for mobile developers in Visual Studio for Mac to help
The post Magic Gradients: Beautiful Backgrounds in Xamarin.Forms appeared first on 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
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...
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
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...
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
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
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
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