Key FeaturesExplore the exciting features of Xamarin Studio while learning to develop your own applicationsDevelop a complete application from conceptualization through to publishing it on the app storeThe book walks you through the basics of cross-platform development with Xamarin using examples and best practices and tips for cross platform solutionsBook DescriptionThe 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.What you will learnUnderstand the software development lifecycle for mobile applicationsUse 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 methodWork with Xamarin forms and various UI controlsIntegrate synchronous and asynchronous communication module within your appRender images to work with Android and iOSLink a third-party application to your solutionAbout the AuthorMatteo Bortolu has 10 years of programming expeience in .NET framework. He loves to spend time doing software development and he is passionate about cloud computing, APIs and mobile. Specialties: C#/.Net, SQL, HTML 5, Xamarin, Mobile Android/iOSSince 1999, Engin Polat has been involved in many large and medium-scale projects on .Net technologies as a developer, architect and consulting and gain many awards.Also since 2008, Engin Polat giving training to many large enterprises in Turkey about Windows Development, Web Development, Distributed Application Development, Software Architecture, Mobile Development, Cloud Development, etc.Apart from this, Engin Polat organizes seminars and events in many universities in Turkey about .Net technologies, Windows Phone Development, Cloud Development, Web Development, Game Development.He is sharing experiences on his personal blog ( http://www.enginpolat.com)He has MCP, MCAD, MCSD, MCDBA, MCT certifications.Since 2012, Engin Polat recognizes as a Windows Platform Development MVP (Most Valuable Professional) by Microsoft.Between 2013 and 2015, Engin Polat recognizes as a Nokia Developer Champion – award that giving few people in the world. Since 2015, because of his work he recognizes as a Regional Director by Microsoft – title that giving few people in the world.
Author: Matteo Bortolu