Tara Walker, a Xamarin enthusiast and AWS Technical Evangelist, will show you how you can build great mobile apps that leverage the Cloud with Xamarin and Xamarin Forms. We will walk through using Visual Studio, Xamarin, Xamarin Forms with Shared Projects, as well as, Xamarin Forms with PCLs. The session will include a step-by-step journey in which we will build a working cross-platform mobile app to run natively on iOS, Android and Windows Phone and how to connect a data service to funnel data to the app. You'll be ready to learn how you can build your own cross-platform mobile app with Xamarin and the exciting Xamarin Forms technology which may be the key to forthcoming Mobile Development.
As a Microsoft developer, you've built some great solutions for your customers. You've solved business problems and made the world better. But the Microsoft Developer Platform as you know it is no more. It's better. It's faster. It's open. And it's cross platform. In this keynote come get insight from Amanda Silver, Partner Director of Program Management, into the wonderful world of changes where Microsoft has shipped .NET Core, NuGet, ASP.NET, TypeScript, Xamarin and a cross platform editor in VS Code through an open development process. This will lead to a great new release of Visual Studio this fall to make building any app on any platform as easy as it's been to build a .NET apps on Windows.