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Moving Beyond the Basics with Xamarin.Forms

by Matthew Soucoup

Xamarin.Forms enables you to write cross-platform mobile apps from a shared codebase. This course will teach you how to add capability to the built-in controls, display data eloquently, and access the underlying native platforms to build great apps.

What you'll learn

At the heart of a great Xamarin.Forms mobile app is the ability to customize the user experience and shorten development time with reusable components. In this course, Moving Beyond the Basics with Xamarin.Forms, you'll learn the skills to create high quality, robust, and beautiful apps all the while creating an arsenal of reusable components. First, you'll explore how to extend Xamarin.Forms controls beyond their built-in abilities. Next, you'll discover how to style user interfaces, display dynamic data within lists, and build complex layouts with grids. Finally, you'll learn how to integrate native controls right into the shared code layer. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the knowledge of Xamarin.Forms necessary to create fantastic apps right away in the real world.

About the author

Matthew is a Microsoft and Xamarin MVP from Madison, WI. He founded his company, Code Mill Technologies, and the Madison Mobile .NET Developers Group. Matt loves mobile development. At Code Mill, he creates elegant cross-platform mobile apps. For fun, Matt shares his passion for mobile and cloud development by blogging, writing articles, and presenting at conferences such as Xamarin Evolve, CodeMash, and That Conference. When not behind a computer screen, Matt gardens hot peppers, rides bikes, a... more

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