Xamarin Developer Evangelist James Montemagno shows you how the Xamarin Platform enables developers to leverage their C# and .NET skills to create native mobile apps for iOS, Android, Mac, and Windows. With Xamarin, you use the same language, APIs, and data structures on every platform to build a single, shared C# codebase across all targets. Use your favorite IDE, Visual Studio, to build, design, debug, and deploy your iOS and Android applications.
Xamarin features deep integration into Visual Studio 2015 with full iOS and Android designers for you to build your native user interfaces. Additionally, you can take advantage of existing libraries available on NuGet and in the Xamarin Component Store to accelerate your mobile app development. Visit http://xamarin.com to get started today.
Scott Hanselman spent some time talking to Maria Naggaga, a Microsoft Evangelist that works with students. Her perspective on getting starting with web development and working with students is very refreshing.
With the release of Windows 10, there is a lot of focus on its use within the enterprise on desktops, laptops, tablets and phones, but did you know that Windows 10 also introduced support for low-cost embedded platforms such as the Raspberry Pi 2? Not only did Microsoft build Windows IoT to target these sub-$50 embedded platforms, they also introduced high level APIs to integrate with even smaller analogue circuits connected locally via USB, or remotely via Bluetooth, LAN or even WiFi. In this session you'll learn about Windows IoT and how it can help you rapidly prototype and deploy embedded solutions and easily integrate analogue sensors and actuators which might normally require complex driver development.
Debugging and diagnostics are fundamental skillsets for any Visual Studio developer, so we hope you join us for a live Q&A session with members of both the Visual Studio debugging and Azure cloud diagnostic team, hosted by Dan Fernandez. This will be your chance to meet members of the product team working on the tools you love, to ask your questions and enjoy an hour full of discussion and demos.