Creating Mobile Apps with Xamarin.Forms Preview Edition 2 Front Cover

Creating Mobile Apps with Xamarin.Forms Preview Edition 2

  • Length: 448 pages
  • Edition: 1
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  • Publication Date: 2015-04-11

This second Preview Edition ebook, now with 16 chapters, is about writing applications for Xamarin.Forms, the new mobile development platform for iOS, Android, and Windows phones unveiled by Xamarin in May 2014. Xamarin.Forms lets you write shared user-interface code in C# and XAML that maps to native controls on these three platforms.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 How does Xamarin.Forms fit in?
Chapter 2 Anatomy of an app
Chapter 3 Deeper into text
Chapter 4 Scrolling the stack
Chapter 5 Dealing with sizes
Chapter 6 Button clicks
Chapter 7 XAML vs. code
Chapter 8 Code and XAML in harmony
Chapter 9 Platform-specific API calls
Chapter 10 XAML markup extensions
Chapter 11 The bindable infrastructure
Chapter 12 Styles
Chapter 13 Bitmaps
Chapter 14 Absolute layout
Chapter 15 The interactive interface
Chapter 16 Data binding

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