Xamarin Blog

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Xamarin.Forms and Zeplin: Speed Up Your Design to Development Process

Working in a small team with frequent design changes, the extension for Zeplin helps us quickly implement the design. It is also convenient due to its ability to generate a ResourceDictionary for Xamarin.Forms with all your colors and style. Whether you are developing for web or creating mobile apps, Zeplin is a great tool that can boost your productivity by bridging the gap between design and code. Zeplin is a service available for free, but with one active project limitation.

Xamarin.Forms 3.3.0: Little Things, Huge Difference

The Xamarin.Forms team has been working closely with our open-source community to help fill in the “little things”. Things you’ve told us are important to building your mobile apps and being supremely productive in the process. Since Xamarin.Forms 3.0 shipped at Build 2018, we have been collaborating with you to deliver over 20 new features and fixes. With many more on the roadmap!

Protect your Xamarin.Android Apps at Runtime with Dotfuscator

n a previous blog we discussed obfuscating your Xamarin application with Dotfuscator Community to protect it from reverse-engineering. That kind of protection is an important and necessary layer in your application's security posture, but it shouldn't be the only layer. The application also needs to react to threats at runtime in order to protect its own integrity, and to protect the data that it accesses.