Microsoft is committed to the Xamarin platform and making it as easy as possible for new developers to get their apps up and running. One example of this is the introduction of Xamarin Essentials. It brings a ton of features that most apps required into one easy to install and use nuget package.
We will take a look at just how easy it is to integrate capabilities such as Settings, Connectivity, Compass, Location, Secure Storage, Email, SMS, each with only a few lines of code.
We will also look at some other must-have packages that can really jumpstart your next or first cross-platform project.
Carl Barton heads Jarley Software LLC which offers custom, cross-platform solutions to clients in various industries. He has been in the software industry for over 30 years and is a Microsoft MVP and Xamarin Certified Mobile Developer.