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Yet Another Podcast #149 – Xamarin Instrumentation

A special podcast with Greg Shackles, discussing and speculating on the implications of the acquisition of Xamarin by Microsoft and instrumenting your Xamarin Applications. Raygun Runscope DataDog Insights VSTS Greg’s blog Greg on Twitter  

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Yet Another Podcast #148 – Ted Neward on Xamarin and MSFT

A special podcast with Ted Neward, discussing and speculating on the implications of the acquisition of Xamarin by Microsoft  

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Yet Another Podcast #147 – Microsoft Acquires Xamarin

A special podcast with the founders of TrailHead consulting, discussing and speculating on the implications of the acquisition of Xamarin by Microsoft Listen (We are having some technical difficulties, please click on the link that this link takes you to.) … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Xamarin – Week 17

Old joke.  Guy goes to a 24 hour restaurant.  It is closed. “Hey,” he says, “I thought you were open 24 hours.” “Not in a row” So my 52 weeks took a short Chanukah vacation.  But we’re back. I’m launching … Continue reading

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Newest Pluralsight Course: Xamarin.Forms Custom Controls

Take just 45 minutes to learn how to create custom controls in Xamarin.Forms Very excited to post this to my series of Pluralsight courses on Xamarin.

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Yet Another Podcast #143 – James Montemagno on Xamarin 4

This week James Montemagno of Xamarin talks about Xamarin 4, including Xamarin.Forms 2.0, UI testing, crash reporting, plugins and much more. Blog: http://motzcod.es Twitter: http://twitter.com/jamesmontemagno Plugins: http://github.com/xamarin/plugins Xamarin 4 User Group Parties: https://blog.xamarin.com/xamarin-4-parties-in-december/ Xamarin 4: https://blog.xamarin.com/introducing-xamarin-4/ Listen | Yet Another Podcast  

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52 Weeks of Xamarin: Week 16 – Creating an iOS Application Part 2

Last week we began creating an iOS application.  We covered most of what is required but we did not tackle persistence, which we will do today. This post is based on my Pluralsight course Beginning Mobile Development with Xamarin. We begin … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Xamarin: Week 15 – Creating an iOS Application Part 1

In the previous two posts in this series, I demonstrated how to create a simple to-do list using Xamarin.Forms.  In this and the next post, I’ll show how to create pretty much the same program for iOS using Xamarin native code. … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Xamarin: Week 14 – Thrice (part 2)

In the previous posting I started a new project in Xamarin.Forms that I will reproduce in iOS and Android in coming posts. Today, we’ll take a look at the second page in the Xamarin.Forms version: ListTasksPage. This lists the tasks that … Continue reading

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New Pluralsight Course: Testing Xamarin Apps

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52 Weeks of Xamarin: Week 13 – Writing It Thrice

In this and a number of following posts, I’ll build the same program three times: once in Xamarin.Forms, once in iOS and once in Android.   This is directly based on my Pluralsight course, Beginning Mobile Development with Xamarin To … Continue reading

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52 Weeks of Xamarin: Week 12 – Advanced Customized Controls

Last week we looked at a simple example of customizing a control and creating a custom renderer.  This week we go a bit deeper.  Our goal is to give a BoxView a border, and to adjust that border dynamically. [ … Continue reading

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