Creating Mobile Apps with Xamarin.Forms, Preview Edition 2


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.

Topics included: How does Xamarin.Forms fit in? • Anatomy of an app • Deeper into text • Scrolling the stack • Dealing with sizes • Button clicks • XAML vs. code • Code and XAML in harmony • Platform-specific API calls • XAML markup extensions • The bindable infrastructure • Styles • Bitmaps • Absolute layout • The interactive interface • Data binding.

Book Details

Author(s): Charles Petzold
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Published: April 2015
Format(s): PDF, ePub, Mobi(Kindle)
File size: 15.0 MB
Number of pages: 453
Download / View Link(s): PDF | ePub | Mobi

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