Cross-Platform Mobile Development

T07 Building Cross-Platform Applications with XAML, Xamarin, Xamarin.Forms and MVVM Light


10:45am - 12:00pm

Level: Intermediate

Laurent Bugnion

Senior Global Azure Advocate


MVVM Light is a popular open source toolkit that's been used in thousands of production XAML applications since 2009. It consists of components, snippets, templates and guidance, and has a strong community of followers. Now, MVVM Light is available for Xamarin and Xamarin Forms too! Join Laurent Bugnion, the author of MVVM Light, as he talks about the toolkit and the MVVM architecture and demonstrates how with these tools, you can improve your development workflow.

You will learn:

  • How the most popular MVVM toolkit can be used to build true native applications on multiple platforms
  • What the MVVM pattern brings to Xamarin development
  • The new Xamarin Forms platform allows for building the user interface once and running it on multiple platforms