New Xamarin University Webinar: Take your desktop .NET skills mobile

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Visual Studio Tools for Xamarin gives you everything you need to build amazing native mobile apps for Android, iOS, and UWP – and Xamarin University is making it even easier for desktop developers to learn how to apply existing skills, experience, and practices to do mobile development.

At Xamarin University, our team of mobile experts have taught thousands of developers of all skill levels and backgrounds, and, we invite you to join us for “Xamarin University Presents: Desktop Developer’s Guide to Mobile with Visual Studio Tools for Xamarin” on Tues, August 29th at 9 am PT / 12 pm ET / 4 pm UTC.


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As a long-time desktop developer, I’ll share my personal experiences and provide step-by-step guidance to ease the jump to native Android and iOS development.

During the session, you’ll learn how to:

  • Use Visual Studio Tools for Xamarin and C# to design and build native apps for lots of devices and platforms
  • Map common desktop paradigms to mobile, including comparing desktop and mobile APIs
  • Optimize the UX / UI when porting your desktop apps to tablets or mobile devices

You’ll get best practices, see practical examples, and we’ll have several Xamarin University instructors and mobile experts available to answer your questions throughout the session.

Register now, and get ready to learn how to extend your desktop expertise to all things mobile.

We encourage all registrants to attend the webinar live, as we will be answering questions throughout the event. However, we will share recordings with registrants after the session. So please sign up even if you cannot join us that day. You can view an assortment of past sessions here.

Mark Smith, Principal Program Manager

Mark leads Xamarin University, where he helps developers learn how to utilize their .NET skills to build amazing mobile apps for Android, iOS, Windows and beyond. Prior to his career at Microsoft and Xamarin (acquired by Microsoft), Mark ran a consulting business, specializing in custom development


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