Developing New Experiences

T16 Managing an Effective Xamarin.Forms to .NET MAUI Transition


3:00pm - 4:15pm

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Mitchel Sellers


IowaComputerGurus, Inc.

Are you a .NET developer that knows you SHOULD transition from Xamarin.Forms to .NET MAUI, but unsure how to do so efficiently? This session is for you! This session will guide you through the process of migrating existing Xamarin.Forms projects to .NET MAUI in a repeatable, manageable manner.

We'll explore the key differences between the two frameworks, best practices for a smooth migration, and the exciting new features .NET MAUI brings to the table. Whether you're a seasoned Xamarin.Forms developer or new to the cross-platform world, this session will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to make the transition with confidence.

We will cover the timeline, business pressures, and other outside factors that may impact your transition plans by reviewing current and expected changes to the landscape of mobile development. Lastly, we will showcase examples of before, during, and after migrations of real application and their progression to .NET MAUI.

You will learn:

  • The criticality of migration to .NET MAUI and the associated timelines
  • The step-by-step process of migrating an existing Xamarin.Forms project to .NET MAUI, and discovering strategies for identifying and addressing compatibility issues, ensuring a seamless transition
  • How development will be simplified with a successful migration to .NET MAUI