Developing New Experiences

W10 Essential Tools for Xamarin Developers!


1:30pm - 2:45pm

Level: Intermediate

Sam Basu

Developer Advocate


Cross-platform mobile development has been democratized for .NET developers – thanks to Xamarin & Microsoft. However, professional Xamarin development isn't a piece of cake. Sure, tooling has come a long way, but successful mobile apps need a lot more.

Do you understand the whole Xamarin technology stack? Do you know what platforms to target & maximize code reuse? Let's do a run-down of the essential tools, frameworks and utilities that should be in every Xamarin developer's arsenal. The ubiquitous IDEs, necessary plugins, cloud backends, deployment tools, testing solutions and polished UI – all ready for your app development pleasure. How about adding some cloud-powered AI or Alexa voice assistance to your app? What can you do to delight your users, maintain developer sanity and deliver high quality apps? Let's stop reinventing wheel and ship apps faster – the right tools help!

You will learn:

  • Must-have tools for Xamarin dev
  • Explore cloud-AI and voice services
  • Tools for mobile DevOps