All Things Xamarin at Microsoft Ignite 2019
This year at Microsoft Ignite the Xamarin team was everywhere! We were really excited to be able to meet with so many amazing developers building stunning applications with Xamarin and that we were able to answer their questions. In addition to being at three booths in the developer area, the team presented the most mobile sessions for .NET developers than any past Ignite event! If you weren’t able to attend in person, don’t worry as they are all available on-demand to watch from the comfort of your own space. Here are some of our top picks from the week.
Mobile App Dev at Microsoft Ignite
Looking for a full breakdown of building mobile apps with Xamarin? Watch this full breakout session on how we are enabling .NET developers to build beautiful mobile apps. James walks through how Xamarin is part of .NET, how Xamarin works for iOS & Android. Building traditional apps and building cross-platform apps with Xamarin.Forms.
All Things Xamarin.Forms
It has been a huge year for Xamarin.Forms including the release of Xamarin.Forms 4.0 earlier in 2019. Since then, there have been a plethora of new features and developer productivity tools to help you build awesome apps. Check out these awesome sessions from Ignite:
- Build fast, data driven mobile UI with Xamarin.Forms and Visual Studio 2019 – Maddy Leger
- Boosting your Xamarin development productivity – Maddy Leger
- Displaying large data sets with Xamarin.Forms CollectionView – David Ortinau
- Crafting Stunning Mobile Apps with Xamarin Visual Design System – David Ortinau
- Build .NET mobile apps quickly and easily with Xamarin.Forms Shell – David Ortinau
Get the FlyMe Demo from Microsoft Ignite
Throughout all of David’s sessions he built upon his beautiful FlyMe mobile app. This app leverages material design with Visual, CollectionView, Shell, and a lot more!
Looking for a full workshop for yourself or your development team? We have you covered with the an 8 hour-long Xamarin.Forms workshop that was presented at Microsoft Ignite. In this workshop you will build a full cross-platform mobile app for iOS, Android, and UWP with the following features:
- Single Page Data
- MVVM & Data Binding
- Accessing Native Features with Xamarin.Essentials
- Platform Optimizations
- Azure Backends with App Center
Even More Xamarin
There are even more great Xamarin talks from Microsoft Ignite that can be watched on-demand including SignalR for Xamarin, ASP.NET Host Builder for Xamarin apps, and more!. If you are looking for more awesome in-person events be sure to take a look at the upcoming Microsoft Ignite The Tour. This is a free event that is coming to 30 cities all across the world delivering awesome IT and developer content.