Xamarin: Easily create apps in C# for iOS and Android

This month we have a great presentation by the folks over at BlueTube on Xamarin. This development platform allows you to develop cross-platform iOS and Android apps. Understanding the various options and approaches for building mobile apps is very important - as the platform and technology changes, developers need to be up-to-date.

6:30-7:00 Food, networking

7:00-8:15 Introduction, 2 mini-presentations, and our main presentation!

XAMARIN is about writing code in one language to support the major mobile platforms.

  1. Created by the engineers that created Mono and MonoTouch
  2. Leverages cross-platform implementations of .NET
  3. Consists of a community of 314,588 developers.
  4. All about cross-platform
    • Support iOS, Android, Mac and Windows all in C#.
  5. Reuse existing code
    • Use your favorite .NET libraries in Xamarin apps.
    • Easily use third-party native libraries and frameworks.
  6. 2 IDEs
    • Visual Studio or Xamarin Studio
      • Xamarin Studio is a fully-featured IDE that is built for mobile app development.
  7. Access to native APIs
    • Allows you to create native apps with device-specific experiences.




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  • Terra Hailey S.

    I unfortunatly missed this meetup, but I would really like to chat with someone experienced about an ISO and/or android application program project that I want to start. If anyone who might be able to give me some advice can contact me at [masked]

    1 · July 9, 2013

    • Sonu

      Me too. I would like this meet up to be done again if possible. Or recorder the next time it happens.

      November 28, 2013

  • Cornelius J.

    Very appreciated I have found it.

    July 8, 2013

  • Vincent W.

    Think I found it thanks

    July 8, 2013

  • Vincent W.

    I'm at the hotel but I can't seem to find the meeting place?

    July 8, 2013

    • pratik p.

      The address is in the meetup, but look for IHG Offices

      July 8, 2013

  • Nigel A.

    I made it

    July 8, 2013

  • Nigel A.

    Where is suite 100?

    July 8, 2013

  • Ken R.

    Can't make it after all.

    July 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Unfortunately, I won't be able to make this one. Def looking to make it out next time. Good luck tonight!

    July 8, 2013

  • Nigel A.

    Really excited for this one.

    July 8, 2013

  • Chris I.

    I shall be there.

    July 7, 2013

  • Dave B.

    I provide mobile apps to colleges and students.

    July 1, 2013

  • Colby W.

    Excited to come and speak about all the goodness of Xamarin!

    June 28, 2013

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