Xamarin and .NET Developer Events in May

Jayme Singleton

Learn about new, exciting releases and tools to help jumpstart your next mobile development project by networking with your local community. You too could get all the latest updates about Xamarin and .NET related technologies. Below are just a few of the events happening this month, including details of the Microsoft Build 2019 Viewing Parties!

A full list of developer engagements can be found through our Community page. There you will find new Meetups, links to Github and StackOverflow, as well as the developer Twitter, Gitter, and Facebook pages. As always, we encourage you to tweet @XamarinEvents to promote your upcoming Xamarin and .NET related events.

Mobile Developer Events in May:

May – June

  • Global | Visual Studio 2019 Launch Events: The Visual Studio team is partnering with organizers around the globe to bring you local, in-person launch events from now through the end of June. Join your fellow developers in a city near you to learn more about Visual Studio 2019 and have fun!

May – June

  • Global | Microsoft Build Viewing Parties 2019: Can’t attend the conference in person? Come to a local viewing party and join your fellow developers in a city near you to view the Microsoft Build live stream. Hear about the latest developer tools and technologies, connect with peers, and have some fun.

May 1:

May 9:

May 10:

May 15:

  • Rochester, NY. USA | Rochester Xamarin Meetup: How I used Xamarin and Microsoft Cognitive Services to help me on my travels

May 16:

May 21:

May 28:

  • Finlandsgatan, Sweden | DevMania: .NET on mobile devices

May 29:

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The .NET ecosystem is continuously growing and empowering developers to create amazing applications. Join us as we take a look at the APIs, the tooling, and some of the interesting projects being created in the .NET ecosystem.

  • Browse through Channel 9’s On .NET for tons of great content.

The Xamarin Show is all about native cross-platform mobile development for iOS, Android, macOS, and Windows with Xamarin. Join your host James Montemagno and his guests as they discuss building mobiles apps, integrating SDKs, extending mobile apps, and the latest Xamarin news. They also cover awesome apps mobile developers are building, and so much more.


Keep up with the latest in mobile and cloud development with the official Visual Studio Mobile Developer podcast. Join your hosts Matt Soucoup and James Montemagno as they discuss the latest and greatest in native cross-platform mobile and cloud development in C#, Xamarin, and Azure.


Join us for special Microsoft events, training opportunities, and talk shows with some of the folks that build the Microsoft tools and frameworks. We’ll also host channels from technical community members that we know you’ll find interesting.


Meetups are a great and fun way of meeting other like-minded developers, and joining one couldn’t be easier. Learn tricks & tips, discover the latest Xamarin and .NET have to offer or come just to be inspired.

Join the .NET Foundation

The .NET Foundation is an independent organization to foster open development and collaboration around the .NET ecosystem. It serves as a forum for the community and commercial developers alike to broaden and strengthen the future of the .NET ecosystem. By promoting openness and community participation to encourage innovation it allows our entire community to be more involved.

The foundation participates heavily across a variety of activities such as event sponsorships and speaker grants. They also assist with outreach and evangelism, providing technical support services, and expanding project onboarding and mentoring.

Join the .NET Foundation Meetup Pro Account and get support for your user group to:

  • Cover Meetup fees;
  • Promote your upcoming events;
  • Access fun swag and giveaway items;
  • Share the latest content for presentations;
  • Provide news about upcoming releases and how to get involved.

In addition to the above, you can also utilize user group analytics, group visibility, and direct user group support for content and speakers. Join the .NET Foundation today!


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