Xamarin 4 By Example

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  • Understand the software development lifecycle for mobile applications
  • Use Xamarin Studio and its wide range of features to write your programs in C#
  • Use different options to create multi-platform applications using Xamarin and develop a cross-platform extension method
  • Work with Xamarin forms and various UI controls
  • Integrate synchronous and asynchronous communication module within your app
  • Render images to work with Android and iOS
  • Link a third-party application to your solution

The mobile app market is increasing exponentially every year. Xamarin Studio with its modern and powerful IDEs makes creating applications a lot easier by simplifying the development process. Xamarin will allow you and your team to create native applications by taking advantage of one of the most evolved programming language in the world: C#.

This book will provide you with the basic skills you need to start developing mobile apps using C# and Xamarin. By working through the examples in each chapter, you will gain hands-on experience of creating a complete app that is fully functional by all means. Finally, you will learn to publish the app you created on the app market. Each project in this book will take you one step closer to becoming a professional app developer.

  • Explore the exciting features of Xamarin Studio while learning to develop your own applications
  • Develop a complete application from conceptualization through to publishing it on the app store
  • The book walks you through the basics of cross-platform development with Xamarin using examples and best practices and tips for cross platform solutions
Page Count 274
Course Length 8 hours 13 minutes
ISBN 9781785282904
Date Of Publication 29 Aug 2016


Matteo Bortolu

Matteo Bortolu currently works in Singapore for Sixscape Communication as Lead Mobile Developer.

He grew up with a strong passion for IT and right after his master of science degree in 2006, the software industry transformed his biggest talent and passion into an enthusiastic software developer.

After more than 20,000 hours of writing backend and frontend solutions based on Microsoft technologies, he met Xamarin in 2012 and felt in love with it.

He has played key roles in mobile projects for worldwide customers, deploying to the stores a wide category of apps such as games, health industry apps, messaging apps, energy industry apps, virtual reality apps, and others.

When he is not in front of a laptop he loves reading, playing the saxophone, and exploring this planet. He loves to share his experiences on his blog (http://bortolu.com).

Back in 2014 he founded the Xamarin Developers Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/xamarin.developers), which currently has more than 14,000 members.

Engin Polat

Engin Polat has been involved in many large-scale and medium-scale projects on .NET technologies as a developer, architect, and consultant, and has won many awards since 1999.

Since 2008, he has been conducting training for many large enterprises in Turkey on Windows development, web development, distributed application development, software architecture, mobile development, cloud development, and so on.