Native Client

T02 Getting Ready to Write Mobile Applications with Xamarin


8:00am - 9:15am

Level: Introductory

Kevin Ford

Mobile Practice Lead


The need to create a mobile app is becoming much more common and more of us are finding ourselves in a position of needing to write such an app using Xamarin and not knowing where to start. What machines do I need, should I use the native platform version or Forms, how do I handle security, what machine do I need, how about frameworks, which ones of those do I need, how do I structure the solution for code sharing? The list goes on and on. If you haven't written a lot of mobile applications before, the number of different things to learn can be overwhelming. This session will cover all the pieces that need to be in place and what combinations of decisions, tools and frameworks can lead to successful mobile solutions.

You will learn:

  • When to use the Xamarin native platform when Xamarin to use Forms and when it is best to use both
  • Successful ways to structure your solution and combinations of packages and frameworks will work well together
  • The pieces that need to be put into place to make a Xamarin mobile application and get it out to the people who need to use the application