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Course #:TP2651

Introduction to Xamarin Development Training

The Xamarin platform offers a compelling option for building cross-platform mobile applications. This 2-day training course introduces attendees to the Xamarin platform and the skills necessary to design and build well-architected cross-platform mobile applications that follow modern design principles and patterns.


  • Significant previous experience with the C# programming language
  • Familiarity with object-oriented programming concepts such as inheritance and interfaces


2 Days

Outline of Introduction to Xamarin Development Training

1. Mobile Development Options

  • Mobile Landscape
  • Native iOS Development
  • Native Android Development
  • Universal Windows Platform (UWP) Development
  • Cross-Platform Development

2. Xamarin Development Platform

  • History
  • Components
  • Xamarin on iOS
  • Xamarin on Android
  • Xamarin on Windows
  • Sharing Code
  • Xamarin.Forms

3. Getting Started

  • Xamarin Development on a Mac
  • Xamarin Android Development on Windows
  • Xamarin iOS Development on Windows

4. Creating an Application Solution

  • Xamarin.Forms vs. Native UIs
  • Shared Projects vs. Portable Class Libraries (PCLs)
  • .NET Standard
  • Approaches to Code Sharing
  • Dependency Injection

5. Xamarin.Forms

  • Architecture of Xamarin.Forms
  • When Xamarin.Forms is the Right Choice
  • Introduction to XAML
  • Pages, Layouts, Views, and Cells
  • Platform-Specific User Interfaces
  • Embedding Native Views

6. Building Shared Application Components

  • MVC and MVVM
  • Threading and Asynchronous Operations
  • Data Persistance
  • Networking
  • Consuming a Web Service
  • Using Platform-Specific Features

7. Conclusion

We regularly offer classes in these and other cities. Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Calgary, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Jacksonville, Miami, Montreal, New York City, Orlando, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington DC.
US Inquiries / 1.877.517.6540
Canadian Inquiries / 1.877.812.8887