This July, the community-run, Xamarin Developer Summit is set to launch in Houston, Texas! This conference is packed full of amazing Xamarin sessions by experts from around the world. We are excited to partner with the conference to have PM & Engineering members from the Xamarin, Azure, and App Center teams present on the latest in Xamarin!
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Browse the Xamarin.Essentials Maps documentation to learn about all of the great cross-platform native APIs with additional implementation and limitation details. Xamarin.Essentials is open source on GitHub where you can report issues, ask for features, and contribute to the library.
Starting on August 1st, 2019 all Android apps that ship native libraries will need to provide a 64-bit version of their app. Xamarin.Android already includes support for 64-bit CPUs and can be enabled with a simple check of a checkbox! See how easy it is to optimize your apps for multiple CPU architectures.
Enhance security by enforcing HTTPS on all of your Android applications web request and easily adjust them for development purposes with Network Security Configuration.
Microsoft Build 2019 kicks off next week in beautiful downtown Seattle Washington and we have a packed schedule for Xamarin developers to look forward to. In addition to sessions, you can find all of your favorite Xamarins hanging out at the Xamarin booth in the main hub with lots of Xamarin goodies!
We are so excited to re-launch our Xamarin Developers YouTube channel where you will find fresh content on building amazing mobile apps directly from the Xamarin team here at Microsoft. To kick things off we have teamed up with our spectacular community. Together, we prepared a video to show off what this channel is all about.
In the recent release of Xamarin.Essentials (1.1.0) we introduced several new stable features including detect shake, browser customization, and a plethora of platform helpers. The team has also been working hard on one of the top requested features, which is around files. So to get feedback from developers we snuck in a few preview features into 1.1.0 including the ability to share a file or add a file as an email attachment! It is extremely easy to get started using these new preview features with just a few lines of code.
Introducing Xamarin.Essentials 1.1.0! Xamarin.Essentials’ built-in Accelerometer API now gives you ability to detect shake movement, Geolocation API detects mock locations, and the Browser API now supports more customization.
Introducing the Xamarin Customer Showcase highlighting the amazing work that developers around the world use Xamarin to build beautiful native mobile apps with .NET.
Debugging your ASP.NET Core Web API backend against you Android emulator should be simple, and with this quick tip you can use Xamarin.Essentials and Kestral to enable local debugging.