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Xamarin Book Available on Amazon for Pre-Order

19 August 2014 No Comment


I’m excited to announce that my forthcoming book, Xamarin Application Development, is available for pre-order on Amazon!

Build world-class native mobile apps for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone in C# using Xamarin.  Learn best-practice techniques, architectures, and cross-platform coding strategies for the creation of visually stunning and highly interactive native mobile apps using .NET.

The Xamarin tool suite, Xamarin.Forms, Xamarin.Android and Xamarin.iOS, is a bridge from .NET into the world of native mobile development.  They give C# developers a direct line into native Android, iOS, and Windows Phone development, allowing them to build business apps for the Google Play and iTunes app stores.  Use this book to navigate and excel at cross-platform mobile app development using .NET.

Learn how to leverage Xamarin.Forms to optimize cross-platform development using the most common UI pages, layouts, views, controls, and UI patterns.  Combine these with platform-specific UI to craft visually stunning and highly interactive mobile user experience.

Data binding and decoupling of UI and business logic are key techniques for mobile app development and cross-platform code reuse.  Blueprints for the mobile data layer involve background data-loading and offline access using local data structures synchronized using web services.

This comprehensive recipe and reference book addresses one of the most important and vexing problems in the software industry today: How do we effectively design and develop cross-platform native mobile applications?

What You’ll Learn:

  • How to build world-class mobile apps for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone using C#
  • The latest Xamarin techniques for cross-platform UI using Xamarin.Forms
  • When and how to use platform-specific features such as UI and gesture handling
  • Data-binding, local data access, data synchronization, and web services for mobile apps
  • Cross-platform architecture and design to maximize portability and code reuse


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