A Whirlwind Tour of Xamarin (redo)

  • June 10, 2014 · 6:30 PM

Brent Schooley, our local Xamarin and Microsoft MVP, will be presenting. 

Topic

Xamarin allows C# developers to target multiple platforms with the
language and tools they love. Whether you’re looking to build
cross-platform mobile applications targeting iOS and Android or if you
are hoping to build the next great Mac application, Xamain has you
covered. In this session, I’ll briefly cover where Xamarin came from
(believe it or not it has been around since 2009!) and where it’s
heading before launching into a tour of its features and workflows.
I’ll show you how to use Xamarin Studio and Visual Studio to build iOS
and Android applications. You’ll leave with enough knowledge to decide
for yourself (or convince your boss!) that Xamarin is right for your
project.

Bio

Brent is a Developer Evangelist for Twilio representing the
Philadelphia metro. He is a software developer who has been working
with Microsoft technologies since 2004. His interests include client
and mobile application development and user experience design with a
recent emphasis on cross-platform mobile applications and client-side
JavaScript frameworks. Other platforms he has worked with include WPF,
Silverlight, Windows Forms, Windows Phone, and Windows 8. Brent is the
author of Designing for Windows 8, a Windows 8 design primer from
Apress. He is a Microsoft MVP in Client App Development as well as a
Xamarin MVP.


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  • John P.

    Nice presentation by Brent. Kudos to Jim for starting this group. Great initiative and the start of a great community!!

    1 · June 11

  • Marc Z

    great meeting. Looking forward to the next one.

    June 11

  • Subh

    Great insights and useful information

    June 10

  • Brad S.

    Nice smooth intro. Going to build the tshirt app; and find the Easter eggs. Can't wait for the next one.

    1 · June 10

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