Meetup 25: Xamarin 4! Everything you need to Build Great Mobile Apps

Xamarin 4! Everything you need to Build Great Mobile Apps
January 21, 2016
Location: RBA

January Topic – Xamarin 4! Everything you need to Build Great Mobile Apps
Come celebrate Xamarin 4 with cake, pizza, and learning how to build, test, monitor, and accelerate native iOS and Android mobile app development in C#. Xamarin 4 was just announced including some amazing new features and enhancements including the all new Xamarin Mac Agent and Xamarin.Forms 2.0 for enterprise grade mobile development, the brand new Test Recorder, and free crash reporting with the General Availability of Xamarin Insights. This month we will take a look at all the new enhancements into iOS and Android Development in C# with Xamarin and all of the latest features that were just released. There will be something for everyone in this content packed meetup no matter if you are new or have been developing with Xamarin for some time.

** Each attendee will receive Xamarin swag, a code for Xamarin Test Cloud hours, and ONE lucky attendee will be chosen for the Xamarin Business License giveaway! **

Here are just a few topics that we will cover:

Xamarin.Forms 2.0
Xamarin developers have taken advantage of a shared business logic backend for years, but with the introduction of Xamarin.Forms it accelerate their cross-platform development introducing a shared user interface library and full MVVM Framework. Xamarin.Forms 2.0 takes advantage of the latest iOS 9 and Android Marshmallow features including material design, introduces several new gestures such as pull-to-refresh, rotate, pinch, and panning, as well as significant performance enhancements.

Xamarin Test Cloud & the Test Recorder
Xamarin developers are able to take advantage of their free Test Cloud time to test their applications on over 2,000 iOS and Android devices. We will take a look at the Test Cloud and see how the brand new Test Recorder simplifies the creation of complex tests to get you testing faster.

Xamarin Insights
Now Generally available with completely free crash reporting for Xamarin developers giving you full native and managed crash reports and stack traces with just a single line of code! With a full cross-platform SDK you can easily report exceptions, track events, and gather additional information about the devices your app is running on.

So Much More
That is just the start! Xamarin 4 is packed full of even more features and enhancements that we will cover.

About the Group
Led by local developers, the Minnesota Enterprise Mobile User Group is a place to come together to share knowledge, experiences, and lessons learned with the development community regarding enterprise mobile development, with a focus on mobile cross-platform application development and the Xamarin toolset. Our goal is to cover all areas of the Enterprise Mobile landscape.

Thursday, January 21st
6:00-6:30pm: Social time featuring good food and beverages
6:30–8:00pm: Presentation and discussion

Location
RBA Consulting
294 Grove Lane East
2nd Floor – RBA Boardroom
Wayzata, MN 55391

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