Hands-On Mobile Development with .NET Core

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  • Implement native applications for multiple mobile and desktop platforms
  • Understand and use various Azure Services with .NET Core
  • Make use of architectural patterns designed for mobile and web applications
  • Understand the basic Cosmos DB concepts
  • Understand how different app models can be used to create an app service
  • Explore the Xamarin and Xamarin.Forms UI suite with .NET Core for building mobile applications

.NET Core is the general umbrella term used for Microsoft’s cross-platform toolset. Xamarin used for developing mobile applications, is one of the app model implementations for .NET Core infrastructure.

In this book, you will learn how to design, architect, and develop highly attractive, maintainable, efficient, and robust mobile applications for multiple platforms, including iOS, Android, and UWP, with the toolset provided by Microsoft using Xamarin, .NET Core, and Azure Cloud Services. This book will take you through various phases of application development with Xamarin, from environment setup, design, and architecture to publishing, using real-world scenarios. Throughout the book, you will learn how to develop mobile apps using Xamarin, Xamarin.Forms and .NET Standard; implement a webbased backend composed of microservices with .NET Core using various Azure services including but not limited to Azure App Services, Azure Active Directory, Notification Hub, Logic Apps, and Azure Functions, Cognitive Services; create data stores using popular database technologies such as Cosmos DB, SQL and Realm.

Towards the end, the book will help developers to set up an efficient and maintainable development pipeline to manage the application life cycle using Visual Studio App Center and Visual Studio Services.

  • Understand .NET Core and its cross-platform development philosophy
  • Build Android, iOS, and Windows mobile applications with C#, .NET Core, and Azure Cloud Services
  • Bring Artificial Intelligence capabilities into your mobile applications with Azure AI
Page Count 504
Course Length 15 hours 7 minutes
ISBN 9781789538519
Date Of Publication 30 May 2019


Can Bilgin

Can Bilgin currently works with Authority Partners Inc. as a Solution Architect. He has been working in the software industry, primarily with Microsoft technologies, for over a decade and has been recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for his technical contributions between 2014 and 2018. In this period, he took key roles in projects for high profile clients using technologies such as BizTalk, SharePoint, Dynamics CRM, Xamarin, WCF, Azure Serverless and other web/cloud technologies. He is passionate about mobile and IoT development using the modern tools available for developers. He shares his experience on his blog, social media and through speaking engagements in local and international community events.

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