Syncfusion sponsored another Xamarin
Dev Days event at Hablis Hotel in Chennai to showcase how developers can build
cross-platform native UIs and provide attendees with a focused, hands-on
learning experience. About 60 developers attended the event.
Harikrishnan of Syncfusion introduced
Xamarin. He spoke about how Visual Studio is well integrated with Xamarin and
other platforms, basic environment setup, native Android and OS mobile
development using Xamarin, architecting mobile apps, simplifying development,
plugins, and how to deploy images using cognitive services.
Rohit Vipin Matthews, an associate
technical architect at CES challenged why they should try Xamarin, and
explained the basics of Xamarin, cross-platform native UIs with Xamarin.Forms,
latest and greatest in Xamarin.Forms, and the future of Xamarin.
Nish Anil, senior program manager for
Xamarin at Microsoft, began the session with connected and disconnected apps
with Azure Mobile Apps. He challenged the developers to develop native apps
that stand out and keep the attention of the users.
He talked about the importance of
Azure Mobile Apps, and told how powerful and flexible it is. He also
explained cross-platform client SDK and open source C#. He showed how to build
a backend, create tables, and how Xamarin supports offline syncing, push notifications
with notification hub, and authentication.