Meetup 40: MVVM and Prism in Xamarin Forms

MVVM and Prism in Xamarin Forms
May 18th, 2017
Host & Sponsor: ILM Professional Services

*** ATTENTION: We have shifted the start time for this meeting! We will now start our social time at 5:30 and presentations will begin at 6:00! This is our plan for this meeting and all other meetings moving forward. Please let us know if you have questions/concerns. Thanks! ***

Join us for our May event sponsored and hosted by ILM Professional Services in Edina. This is a FREE event and a great opportunity for networking and the latest insights in mobile development.

RSVP Here: Minnesota Enterprise Mobile

May Topic – MVVM and Prism in Xamarin Forms

MVVM (Model-View-ViewModel) is a popular design pattern for cross-platform applications, taking advantage of XAML binding to decouple UI and application logic. Although Xamarin Forms supports some facets of MVVM out of the box, a mature framework like Prism – first developed by Microsoft for WPF applications – facilitates development and gets you closer to true separation of concerns.

This talk will cover the basics of MVVM, how Prism implements it and how it differs from Xamarin Forms, and major changes in the recent 6.3 release.

Presented by Katy Shimizu
Katy Shimizu is a Consultant for Improving Twin Cities who loves well-architected systems and the patterns that make them so. She specializes in mobile and cloud development and has been working with Xamarin since 2015. Prior to software development she performed chemical research and trained falcons, though not at the same time.

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, May 18th
5:30 – 6:00pm: Social time featuring good food and beverages
6:00 – ~7:30pm: Presentation and discussion

Location
ILM Professional Services
5221 Viking Drive
Edina, MN 55435

** Free on-site parking is available **

Hosted and sponsored by ILM Professional Services.

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