Principal Program Manager, .NET Multi-platform App UI
David is a Principal Program Manager for Mobile Developer Tools at Microsoft, focused on Xamarin.Forms. A .NET developer since 2002, and versed in a range of programming languages, David has developed web, environmental, and mobile experiences for a wide variety of industries. After several successes with tech startups and running his own software company, David joined Microsoft to follow his passion: crafting tools that help developers create better app experiences. When not at a computer or with his family, David is running through the woods.
With .NET 6 previews starting right around the corner, it is time to start getting excited for the new .NET Multi-platform App UI (MAUI) that was announced at BUILD 2020. This year of .NET has a lot of amazing things for client application developers. Let's review the highlights and set your expectations for the year ahead.
Xamarin.Forms 5 is here, delivering hundreds of quality improvements and brings to stable release new features including App Themes, Brushes, CarouselView, RadioButton, Shapes and Paths, and SwipeView.
Xamarin.Forms 5 brings to stable release features that you have seen in preview over the latest several 4.x releases. This includes solid and gradient Brushes, CarouselView, drag-and-drop, RadioButton, Shapes, and SwipeView. These new features inject new creative potential for your application designs to create beautiful, interactive ...
Xamarin.Forms 4.7 introduces drawing controls for Shapes and Paths. These are powerful new cross-platform controls that use the familiar control syntax from UWP and WPF. As well as use the native graphics libraries on each target platform. Learn more!
Today, we are shipping Xamarin.Forms 4.6 with a host of quality improvements, including several new feature previews. With more controls available “in the box” than ever before, it has never been easier to quickly build quality mobile apps with Xamarin!
Surface Duo introduces a whole new class of ultra-portable experiences running on dual screens. Today we are excited to announce our public preview of the SDK for Surface Duo. Xamarin developers can take advantage of the new SDK to enlighten existing apps and create innovative experiences for this new device that inspires creativity.