Get up to speed with Xamarin.

Use the resources below to learn how to build native apps for all major mobile platforms.

Why Mobile Quality Matters

Explore the top trends redefining development and customer engagement.

Key Strategies for Mobile Excellence

Learn about Xamarin's unique approach and formula for mobile excellence.

Anatomy of a Native Mobile App

Discover the three defining characteristics of truly native mobile apps.

Your First Xamarin.Forms App

Learn the basics of Xamarin.Forms and walk through building your first iOS, Android, and Windows Phone apps using 100% shared code.

Thermo Fisher Scientific: PCR Essentials

The PCR Essentials app enables genetic scientists to monitor the progress of their experiments from anywhere.

Hitcents: Hanx Writer

This app, built for actor Tom Hanks by Xamarin Premiere Partner Hitcents, brings typewriter-inspired keyboard input and sound to the tablet.

Go Mobile with C# and Xamarin

Xamarin CTO and co-founder Miguel de Icaza talks about the transformation of mobile development at Build 2014.

Sqor Sports

Sqor Sports, backed by football legend Brett Favre, is a unique social network that is taking on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram as the best social platform for fans to engage directly with their favorite professional athletes.

Wordament

Wordament's simple and compelling gameplay experience is addictive, leading to a high rate of player retention and repeat engagement.

Say Hello to Xamarin 3

Get started with Xamarin 3 with this introduction from Xamarin co-founders Nat Friedman & Miguel de Icaza.

Dutch Tax Office: Douane FT

The Douane FTapp reduces paperwork, providing customs officials with what they need to help them carry out more inspections and release goods faster.

APX Labs: Skylight

APX provides a seamless experience for "deskless workers" to work hands-free and heads-up with real-time information in their field of view.

Evolve 2014 Keynote: Xamarin Test Cloud

Learn about new Xamarin Test Cloud features, including parallel testing and video playback.

Direct Energy

Direct Energy's app makes online account management easier for customers who increasingly use their phones as their primary computing device.

Xamarin University

Start learning for the new world of mobile development with the industry's most comprehensive mobile development training.

Microsoft Studios: Snap Attack

The Microsoft team looked to Xamarin to unify their code base, increase release velocity, and make it easier to innovate on all platforms.

Xamarin Platform

Build better, fully native apps for iOS, Android and Windows with C# and Xamarin.

Evolve 2014 Keynote: Product Announcements

Learn about the new Xamarin Profiler, including a demo from Xamarin CTO Miguel de Icaza.

Your First Xamarin.Forms App

Learn the basics of Xamarin.Forms so you can build cross-platform apps with 100% shared UI and back-end code.

Texas Roadhouse

Texas Roadhouse set out to build a legendary mobile app to match their legendary food, and Xamarin was the secret sauce.

How C# Saved my Marriage

Scott Hanselman explains how C# saved his marriage, enhanced his career, and lets him create apps for any platform, anywhere, anytime.

Developing and Designing Native Mobile Apps in Visual Studio

Xamarin is the only platform that allows you to build native iOS and Android apps in Visual Studio.

Microsoft Studios: Snap Attack

The Microsoft team looked to Xamarin to unify their code base, increase release velocity, and make it easier to innovate on all platforms.

Cross-Platform Testing with Xamarin Test Cloud

An in-depth look into using Xamarin Test Cloud across Android, iOS, and Windows Phone.

Evolve 2014 Keynote: Intro

Learn about Xamarin's exciting new partnerships with IBM and Avanade.

17-Bit: Skulls of the Shogun

With the help of Xamarin and Monogame, Skulls of the Shogun has tripled its user base by adding apps for iOS and Android.

Evolve 2014 Keynote: Xamarin Insights

An introduction and demo of Xamarin Insights, our new tool to help you monitor apps in real-time.

eGate Solutions: TS4

eGate Solutions was able to bring their legacy Windows mobile apps to iOS and Android with the help of Xamarin.

APX Labs: Skylight

APX provides a seamless experience for "deskless workers" to work hands-free and heads-up with real-time information in their field of view.

How C# Drives Enterprise Mobile Success

Learn why enterprises are using C# to go mobile - fast.

17-Bit: Skulls of the Shogun

With the help of Xamarin and Monogame, Skulls of the Shogun has tripled its user base by adding apps for iOS and Android.

Cheat Sheet for Top Mobile App Controls

Download this handy cheat sheet of top mobile app controls to become fluent in native mobile app development.

Kimberly-Clark: Apex

Integrated with Salesforce & Sitecore, the Apex app built by Xamarin Premier Partner Bluetube reduces the sales cycle to bring in millions in incremental revenue.

Honeywell: Total Connect Comfort

Honeywell used Xamarin to deliver a high quality app on iOS and Android, using Xamarin features to write "30% less code."

eGate Solutions: TS4

eGate Solutions was able to bring their legacy Windows mobile apps to iOS and Android with the help of Xamarin.

A Quick Overview of Xamarin Test Cloud

Learn how to performs tests on Xamarin-hosted devices and report results, as well use the interactive shell (or REPL) to query UI elements on mobile devices.

Applied Research Associates

Applied Research Associates saved 50% development time, and bomb squad technician lives, with their first responder app.

A Canon in C#

Get inspired about just how much effort has gone into the tools that allow you to build apps.

Build Right, Shift Left

Shift testing "left" to the start of your mobile project for faster development cycles, better apps, and happier users.

What's New in Xamarin.Forms 1.3

Xamarin Evangelist Craig Dunn gives an overview of the new features of Xamarin.Forms 1.3, including Styles, Triggers, Behaviors, Application Lifecycle, and more.

Sennheiser

Sennheiser developed an iOS app in 40% less time, enabling every conference call to begin in a stress free zone.

Thermo Fisher Scientific: PCR Essentials

The PCR Essentials app enables genetic scientists to monitor the progress of their experiments from anywhere.

Get Ready for iOS 8

An overview of the top new and updated APIs in the iOS 8 release.

Evolve 2014 Keynote: Xamarin Android Player

Introductions and demos of the Xamarin Android Player and Sketches.

Dutch Tax Office: Douane FT

The Douane FTapp reduces paperwork, providing customs officials with what they need to help them carry out more inspections and release goods faster.

Cinemark: The Cinemark App

The Cinemark app lets users find movies at local theaters, make purchases, and redeem tickets on iOS, Android and Windows Phone.

Hitcents: Hanx Writer

This app, built for actor Tom Hanks by Xamarin Premiere Partner Hitcents, brings typewriter-inspired keyboard input and sound to the tablet.

Developing and Designing Native Mobile Apps in Xamarin Studio

Xamarin Studio allows developers to build better apps for iOS, Android, and Mac.

Uploading Test Scripts and Viewing Mobile Test Results

Learn the process of uploading C# UITests to Xamarin Test Cloud, selecting devices to test, viewing test results, and identifying and diagnosing test failures.

Xamarin Insights Datasheet

Learn more about how Xamarin Insights helps you improve your apps.

Xamarin Test Cloud Datasheet

Jump start your mobile quality with Xamarin Test Cloud.

Introduction to Xamarin.Forms

Build native UIs for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone from a single, shared C# codebase.

Get Ready for Android L, Wear and TV

A walk through of the updated APIs in the release as well as the new Android Wear and Android TV SDKs.

Which Xamarin approach is best for your app?

Learn whether Xamarin.Forms or Xamarin Platform is the best option for building your app. Either way, you get shared business logic and native apps-fast.

Xamarin University: Custom Renderers in Xamarin.Forms

Learn how to create a custom visual renderer for a Xamarin.Forms control.

Evolve 2013 Keynote

Xamarin Co-Founders CEO Nat Friedman and CTO Miguel de Icaza open Xamarin Evolve 2013.

Getting Started with Xamarin Test Cloud

Get an introduction to Xamarin.UITest and a walk-through of how to author an initial test script.

Cinemark: The Cinemark App

The Cinemark app lets users find movies at local theaters, make purchases, and redeem tickets on iOS, Android and Windows Phone.

Native Labs: Storyo

Xamarin's efficient developer workflow helped Storyo focus on app concept and deliver more features faster.

What's New in Xamarin.Android

Learn about the newest technologies and tools being used in Android development today.

Honeywell: Total Connect Comfort

Honeywell used Xamarin to deliver a high quality app on iOS and Android, using Xamarin features to write "30% less code."

Xamarin.Forms is Even Cooler Than You Think

Go beyond the surface to see how Xamarin.Forms features help you create awesome cross-platform apps.

Using C# and UITest to Create Your First Mobile Test

Xamarin.UITest lets you test any mobile app regardless of the platform it's written in. Learn how to use UITest to explore the views on a screen and automate interactions with the application.

Migrating Apps to the Unified API and 64-Bit

An overview on ensuring your libraries and apps are 64-bit ready by Apple???s deadlines, including how to migrate apps to the Unified API.

Kimberly-Clark: Apex

Integrated with Salesforce & Sitecore, the Apex app built by Xamarin Premier Partner Bluetube reduces the sales cycle to bring in millions in incremental revenue.

Native Labs: Storyo

Xamarin's efficient developer workflow helped Storyo focus on app concept and deliver more features faster.