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Windows Development Story with Xamarin


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Learn how Microsoft can empower your customers and clients by using Windows, Visual Studio, Azure and cross platform tools like Xamarin to reach all devices.

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Windows Development Story with Xamarin

  1. 1. Devices Services
  2. 2. device/services client/server
  3. 3. Apps
  4. 4. Fantasy Football
  5. 5. Forrester
  6. 6. Rich, integrated search driven by Bing Personalized start and lock screens New live tile sizes, including large Apps share the screen Deep OneDrive integration
  7. 7. Nearly 50 million Office Web Apps users Proven experience
  8. 8. Windows in the cloud
  9. 9. .NET Hyper-V Visual Studio System Center Active Directory
  10. 10. Programming Model + Tools Identity Integration Data IaaS + PaaS Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure
  11. 11. Open Platform ●
  12. 12. Common Core
  13. 13. Programming skills Development tools Languages, frameworks Components Runtimes
  14. 14. Great device experiences … … powered by services in the cloud
  15. 15. Use what you know to build cross-platform apps
  16. 16. Objective C + XIB Java + XML C# + XAML Native UI Native UI Native UI Optional Remote Services (ASP.NETWeb API or any servertechnology) Build native apps multiple times means: • Client development is completely different for each device type • Only the Services (server-side) can be re-used, with certain differences when consuming them • TCO grows exponentially
  17. 17. Black Box CSS | HTML | Lua | JavaScript | ActionScript
  18. 18. C# Unique Approach Fully native apps written entirely in C# Xamarin exposes 100% of iOS and Android APIs in C# Mobilize existing code, skills, and tools including Visual Studio Share app logic code across device platforms C# + XIB C# + XML C# + XAML Native UI Native UI Native UI Optional Remote Services (ASP.NETWeb API or any servertechnology)
  19. 19. Code sharing statistics from production Xamarin app: iCircuit: real-time circuit simulator and editor used to design analog and digital circuits 70% 30% 86% 14% 85% 15% 88% 12%
  20. 20. A single solution for iOS, Android, and Windows development Leverage the entire Microsoft ecosystem: Team Foundation Server (TFS) ReSharper Your favorite code coverage and profiling tools Visual Studio 2013 integration for iOS and Android
  21. 21. Create UI with drag and drop simplicity Target multiple screen sizes, resolutions, and OS versions Layouts saved in native resource formats Worlds best Android designer available in Visual Studio iOS coming soon UI design in Visual Studio
  22. 22. Build apps faster Add high quality pre-build app components directly from Visual Studio Beautiful cross-platform UI controls, could services, and enterprise backend integrations are just a few clicks away Xamarin Component Store
  23. 23. Xamarin.iOS does full Ahead Of Time (AOT) compilation to produce an ARM binary suitable for Apple’s App Store Xamarin.Android takes advantage of Just In Time (JIT) compilation on the Android device
  24. 24. Extended trial Exclusive training Experience state-of-the-art cross-platform mobile development with a fully-featured, 90-day trial of Xamarin for Visual Studio. Develop iOS and Android apps with C# in Visual Studio today Learn the fundamentals of iOS, Android and cross- platform mobile development at your own pace with exclusive training content Videos, documentation and samples from Xamarin available only to MSDN subscribers
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  26. 26. Better economics Create new experiences Reach more people Use what you know