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.
Building an SDK and Visual Studio extension used by developers is no easy task, but using tools provided by Microsoft and other third parties makes it significantly easier. Join Wade Wegner, Technical Evangelist for salesforce.com, as he explains how he built the Salesforce Toolkits for .NET. In this session, learn about Dev/CI environments, NuGet packaging, targeting multiple platforms using the Portable Class Libraries, the Async and Await asynchronous design pattern, dynamics, and much more. This talk is heavy in code and examples, so come on in and join us!