How to Create and Manage Your Own Android Emulators | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in Android, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms

In this Xamarin Show we take a look at how the new simplified Android device manager works enabling you to create and edit new and existing Android emulator images. Show Links: Documentation: Android Emulators Find James on: Twitter, GitHub, Blog, and his weekly podcast Merge Conflict. Follow @JamesMontemagno Never Miss an Episode: Follow @TheXamarinShow Useful Links: Xamarin Developer Center & Blog Xamarin and […]

Push Notifications Made Easy with App Center | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in Android, Azure, Coding, iOS, Push Notifcation, Xamarin

This week, James is joined by friend of the show Brandon Minnick to discuss how to easily integrate Push Notifications with App Center into Xamarin applications. He shows us from scratch how to create a brand new Android application, integrate the App Center SDK, and get push notifications coming in minutes. Try App Center App Center […]

Xamarin.Forms 3.1 & Platform Specifics for Tuning the UI | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in aft, Android, Coding, devtools, iOS, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms, XAML

This week, James is joined by friend of the show David Ortinau, Xamarin SDK & Xamarin.Forms Program Manager, who introduces us to the latest and greatest features in the latest release of Xamarin.Forms 3.1. He walks us through integration bottom navigation for the TabbedPage inside of Android and then walks us through tons of great new […]

Mobile App Security with Kerry W. Lothrop | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in Android, Coding, iOS, Security, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms

This week, James is joined by friend of the show Kerry Lothrop, Microsoft MVP, who talks to us about securing mobile applications. We chat about how to hide those API keys, use certificate pinning, and how to monitor your app’s traffic. Show Links: Kerry’s Blog on Mobile App Security Kerry’s Presentation on Security from Xamarin Evolve Find […]

Snack Pack: Xamarin.Essentials – Cross-Platform APIs for Mobile Apps | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in Android, Coding, Developer Tools, iOS, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms

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 Snack Pack we take a look at Xamarin.Essentials, a powerful cross-platform library that provides a clean and lightweight API to access common features on mobile […]

Azure Blob Storage for Mobile with Brandon Minnick | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in aft-mobile, Android, Azure, Azure Storage, Blobs, iOS, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms

This week, James is joined by friend of the show Brandon Minnick to discuss how to easily integrate Azure Blob Storage with Xamarin apps. We discuss when you should use Blob Storage and share a sample app that shows how to easily integrate Blob Storage + Xamarin!  Show Links Xamarin Sample App Code Microsoft Docs, Blob Storage […]

Using Lottie for Beautiful Animations with Matt Soucoup | The Xamarin Show

Posted on Posted in Android, Coding, devtools, iOS, Xamarin, Xamarin.forms, XAML

This week, James is joined yet again by friend of the show Matt Soucoup, who shows us how to add amazing animations to your Xamarin and Xamarin.Forms app using the cross-platform animation library Lottie. Lottie offers a wonderful and simply way to import After Effect animations into any application with just a few clicks. Matt walks through to add […]