Sessions

The Xamarin Show 18: MFractor – Incredible Tools for Xamarin with Matthew Robbins

3 months ago
This week, James is joined by friend of the show Matthew Robbins, Microsoft and Xamarin MVP, who shows us through his incredible tools for Xamarin, MFractor.  MFractor adds several features so you can make great Xamarin and Xamarin.Forms apps faster. Matthew walks us through the awesome features including a comprehensive XAML analyses, XAML refactoring and code generation, […]

The Xamarin Show 17: ReactiveUI with Michael Stonis

4 months ago
This week, James is joined by friend of the show Michael Stonis, Xamarin MVP and Development Lead & President at Eight Bot, who shows us a different way of development with Reactive Extensions (Rx) and ReactiveUI for Xamarin. ReactiveUI is a MVVM framework that integrates with the Reactive Extensions for .NET to create elegant, testable User Interfaces […]

The Xamarin Show 16: Polished UI for Xamarin.Forms with Sam Basu

4 months ago
This week, James is joined by friend of the show Sam Basu, Developer Advocate on the Telerik team at Progress, who introduces us to Telerik’s DevCraft UI for Xamarin to create polished user interfaces. We discuss several roadblocks that developers run into when creating mobile applications and specifically focus on user interface controls that developers need […]

The Xamarin Show 15: Appium Mobile Automation with Glenn Wester

4 months ago
This week James is joined by friend of the show Glenn Wester, Technical Solutions Professional at Microsoft, who talks to us about Appium-based automated mobile UI testing. There are many mobile automation frameworks to choose from when using Xamarin Test Cloud and we’re proud to show off another option to choose from. We’ll review our […]

The Xamarin Show 14: DocumentDB with Kirill Gavrylyuk

5 months ago
This week, James is joined by friend of the show Kirill Gavrylyuk, Dev Manager on the DocumentDB team at Microsoft, introduces us to the brand new DocumentDB SDK for Xamarin Developers. DocumentDB is everything a mobile developer needs, a fully managed NoSQL database as a service that scales on demand, and can bring your data where […]

Snack Pack 8: Visualizing XAML with the Xamarin.Forms Previewer

5 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 brand new (and in preview) Xamarin.Forms Previewer for Xamarin Studio and Visual Studio.  The Xamarin.Forms Previewer enables you to see your Xamarin.Forms XAML […]

Snack Pack 7: Plugins for Xamarin and Windows

5 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 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

5 months 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

6 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 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

6 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 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

6 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 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

7 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 […]