Microsoft and the .NET community is embracing GitHub in a big way. Microsoft is designing the next version of C# in the open using GitHub issues. The next generation of ASP.NET is being written with the community on GitHub. Most community driven .NET open source projects are now on GitHub.
Xamarin.Forms abstracts UI definition into cross platform Xaml, with all controls rendered natively across iOS, Android and Windows Phone. In this session you will learn how define a multi-platform UI once for each of these platforms, binding to data stored in a local DB using the Mvvm pattern, and synchronising to the cloud using Azure Mobile Services. Learn when it is necessary to dive into platform specific code and how to go about this in code and in xaml.