Sessions

Snack Pack 7: Plugins for Xamarin and Windows

6 days ago
Welcome to The Xamarin Show Snack Pack Edition. A Snack Pack is bite sized episode that is focused on a specific topic and covered in just a few minutes. Today, we take a look at Plugins for Xamarin and Windows enabling developers to access native functionality from shared code. Plugins for Xamarin abstract several APIs across iOS, […]

The Xamarin Show 13: MVVM Helpers

2 weeks ago
Out of all architectural patterns Model-View-ViewModel, or MVVM, has to be my favorite. In this episode I cover a helper library that I have created, MVVM Helpers, and is used by thousands of developers to help write better, more performant, and shorter MVVM code. Segments: [01:00] Why MVVM Helpers & App Walk-through [06:00] MVVM Helpers GitHub  [06:30] […]

Snack Pack 6: Managing Android SDKs

3 weeks ago
Welcome to The Xamarin Show Snack Pack Edition. A Snack Pack is bite sized episode that is focused on a specific topic and covered in just a few minutes.Today, we take a look at how to easily manage and install Android SDKs and Emulators from Visual Studio and Xamarin Studio. Show Links: Launching the Android SDK […]
Snack Pack 5: Android Archive Manager for Visual Studio

Snack Pack 5: Android Archive Manager for Visual Studio

4 weeks ago
Welcome to The Xamarin Show Snack Pack Edition. A Snack Pack is bite sized episode that is focused on a specific topic and covered in just a few minutes. Today, we take a look at how to easily archive and publish Xamarin.Android applications directly from Visual Studio with the new Android Archive Manager. Show Links: Blog: Android Archiving […]
Snack Pack 4: Interactive Learning with Xamarin Workbooks

Snack Pack 4: Interactive Learning with Xamarin Workbooks

1 month ago
Welcome to The Xamarin Show Snack Pack Edition. A Snack Pack is bite sized episode that is focused on a specific topic and covered in just a few minutes. In this episode we take a look at how to get started using Xamarin Workbooks. Workbooks is an interactive documentation tool for exploring a myriad of topics, from the […]
The Xamarin Show 12: MVVM Light and Xamarin with Laurent Bugnion

The Xamarin Show 12: MVVM Light and Xamarin with Laurent Bugnion

2 months ago
This week, James is joined by friend of the show Laurent Bugnion, Software engineer and UX enthusiast at Valorem/IdentityMine, introduces us to the world of developing with the MVVM Light Toolkit with Xamarin development. The MVVM Light Toolkit offers Xamarin developers a MVVM (Model-View-ViewModel) library that adds data binding, commands, navigation, extensions, and a whole […]
The Xamarin Show 9:  Azure Search with Liam Cavanagh

The Xamarin Show 9: Azure Search with Liam Cavanagh

3 months ago
This week, James is joined by friend of the show Liam Cavanagh, Azure Search Program Manager, who show us how to improve searching in Xamarin applications by integrating Azure Search. Liam takes through the Real Estate lab and sample application with different use cases where Azure Search is used to spice up the application. He […]
The Xamarin Show 8: Microsoft Graph with Simon Jäger

The Xamarin Show 8: Microsoft Graph with Simon Jäger

3 months ago
This week, James is joined by friend of the show Simon Jäger, Microsoft Technical Evangelist, who show us how to integrate the Microsoft Graph into Xamarin applications. We take a look at how to integrate with the massive amount of Microsoft APIs – using one single endpoint. This endpoint, called the Microsoft Graph lets you access everything from […]
Snack Pack 3: Xamarin Test Recorder for macOS

Snack Pack 3: Xamarin Test Recorder for macOS

3 months ago
Welcome to The Xamarin Show Snack Pack Edition. A Snack Pack is bite sized episode that is focused on a specific topic and covered in just a few minutes. In Episode 6: User Interface Automation, we were joined by friend of the show Charles Wang, Automation Software Engineer at Microsoft, who talks to us about the importance of […]
The Xamarin Show 7: Continuous C# & F# IDE for iPad with Frank Krueger

The Xamarin Show 7: Continuous C# & F# IDE for iPad with Frank Krueger

3 months ago
This week, James is joined by friend of the show Frank Krueger, independent app developer, who shows us Continuous, a Professional C# & F# IDE for iPad, that Frank developers in F# with Xamarin. Continuous enables any developer to write full Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Forms applications interactively with a live REPL that is always debugging your code. Continuous works […]
Snack Pack 2: iOS Simulators

Snack Pack 2: iOS Simulators

3 months ago
Welcome to The Xamarin Show Snack Pack Edition. A Snack Pack is bite sized episode that is focused on a specific topic and covered in just a few minutes. Today, we take a look at the many ways of running iOS applications on simulators from Visual Studio and Xamarin Studio. Segments: [00:40] Debugging iOS Applications in Xamarin Studio […]
The Xamarin Show 6: User Interface Automation with Charles Wang

The Xamarin Show 6: User Interface Automation with Charles Wang

3 months ago
This week, James is joined by friend of the show Charles Wang, Automation Software Engineer at Microsoft, who talks to us about the importance of testing mobile applications. We focus on user interface automation with Xamarin.UITest to build out a full test suite for mobile apps all in C# from Visual Studio and Xamarin Studio for […]