Tag Archives: Xamarin

I’m teaching a 2-day 16-hour hands-on course on Xamarin

I’m very proud to announce that I’ll be teaching a 2 day hands-on course on Xamarin at Falafel in Hudson Ohio.   This will be a very intensive course, but no prior Xamarin experience is needed, though you do want to … Continue reading

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Xamarin Certified Mobile Developer

Xamarin is clearly focusing on cross platform, and as part of that, and as evidence of it as well, they have phased out their iOS and Android certification and now only offer the bigger certification for Mobile Development.  So I … Continue reading

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I’ll be speaking at Xamarin Evolve 2014

I’m very proud to say that I’ll be presenting at Xamarin Evolve 2014, October 6-10 in Atlanta, Georgia. My session is Evolving From Web to Mobile App with Xamarin and you can read more about it on the Evolve site. … Continue reading

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Xamarin Redux. Watch This Space…

You may remember that I started down the path of writing about learning Xamarin for Android.  I then became “distracted” by such trivial items as work, deadlines, family, etc. but as of June 16 I return to Xamarin, both Android … Continue reading

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Learning Xamarin–Menus!

[Please see the Table of Contents for this series.] In this entry, I look at creating menus in an Android application. This article is available on Falafel.com here.

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Learning Xamarin–Preserving State With JSON

  In a recent entry in this series, I discussed one approach to preserving state when the application is stopped.  I then received a tweet from my friend Paul Betts of GitHub.com saying “one thing that’s super useful is to … Continue reading

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Learning Xamarin for Android–Taking the Plunge

Today, I decided to see what would happen if I set out to write a simple program based on my knowledge of C#/.NET and the little I’ve learned so far about Xamarin and Android.  The results were, if modest, very … Continue reading

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Learning Xamarin–Spinner Control

As you may know, I have embarked on a course of learning Xamarin for Android.  Here is the Table of Contents for the blog posts to date. In today’s post, I look at adding a Spinner control to Android. 

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Learning Xamarin–Preserving State

In the previous post we looked at the Application Lifecycle.  In this post we’ll put some of that information to practical use, and create an application that preserves a little state across being Stopped.

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Learning Xamarin–Application Lifecycle

As is true with iOS and Windows Phone development, you can’t get very far in Android development (with or without Xamarin) without understanding the Application Lifecycle in somewhat painful detail.  Posted here

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Xamarin for Android #4–Weirdness Explained

The fourth in my ongoing series about learning to program Xamarin for Android is posted here.

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Xamarin for Android: Logging

In today’s entry in the Xamarin for Android series, I cover logging.

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