James Montemagno is a Principal Lead Program Manager for .NET Community at Microsoft. He has been a .NET developer since 2005, working in a wide range of industries including game development, printer software, and web services. Prior to becoming a Principal Program Manager, James was a professional mobile developer and has now been crafting apps since 2011 with Xamarin. In his spare time, he is most likely cycling around Seattle or guzzling gallons of coffee at a local coffee shop. He co-hosts the weekly development podcast Merge Conflict http://mergeconflict.fm.
There has never been a better time to update & migrate your Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android apps to the latest version of .NET to take advantage of the latest features, support, and performance improvements.
There are several exciting new APIs and enhancements in Android 11. One of the more interesting changes for developers is changes to package visibility. In this post we will see what package visibility is and what changes need to be made to apps to query and interact with apps installed on the user's device.
Several great approaches to check if and when your app is launching. For the very first run or for a specific version, all using Xamarin.Essentials! Easily detect the first time your user has run your application or for a specific version to easily integrate prompts.