Get Insight into your Xamarin Application

Xamarin now offers a crash and analytics program that integrates beautifully into Instrumentationtheir applications, including Xamarin Forms.  It is very easy to get started, and in this article we’ll look at a very simple example…

…There are a few boiler plate steps to take to get Insights up and running:

  • Register an application with the Xamarin Insights Web Portal
  • Add the Xamarin Insights NuGet package to your application.
  • Logging and crash info will be sent to the web portal.  Note!! By default that info is only set when you have a wifi connection.
  • If you don’t have a connection, the data is stored locally, and synced to the portal when you connect to the Internet
  • You log in to the web portal to review the status of your application

Complete article here


About Jesse Liberty

Jesse Liberty has three decades of experience writing and delivering software projects and is the author of 2 dozen books and a couple dozen Pluralsight & LinkedIn Learning courses. He was a Senior Technical Evangelist for Microsoft, a Distinguished Software Engineer for AT&T, a VP for Information Services for Citibank and a Software Architect for PBS. He is a Xamarin Certified Mobile Developer and a Xamarin MVP and a Microsoft MVP.
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