When ******Tuesday***** September 8th, 2015
Where At Unum in Conference Room 151 our normal meeting location.
Time 5:45 - Food & Conversation
6:00 - Meeting & Presentation Starts

Topic:  Introduction to Cross-Platform Mobile Development with Xamarin

Speaker: Keith Rome


More and more users are demanding access to internet applications and services from their mobile devices, and increasingly they have come to expect nothing less than a true “native” experience. This can be difficult enough when supporting a single mobile platform, but nowadays it is common for most apps to require support for at least both iOS and Android, and on occasion Windows Phone as well. To avoid a need to maintain multiple product codebases, many companies are turning to cross-platform solutions. And while “hybrid” technologies such as Cordova / PhoneGap are helpful, many companies want the best user experience possible – and that means real native apps. Xamarin is a different kind of cross-platform technology that allows us to share code between different devices and platforms – while still offering a native user experience. In this presentation we will discuss what the Xamarin stack has to offer, and how you can get started using it.

Speaker Bio

Keith is an Atlanta-based Principal Architect and the Xamarin Practice Lead with Wintellect. He has been involved with regional .NET developer communities since the initial launch of .NET over a decade ago, and has presented on numerous topics over the years and helped organize and manage local user groups and code camps. He is also a former Microsoft MVP (C#) and at various points in his career has been an expert developer/architect in many technologies and platforms. Lately Keith's focus has been on mobile application development with Xamarin as well as embedded systems (the "Internet of Things”).

Twitter: @keith_rome

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