Portable Class Library (PCL) vs Shared Projects

Updated: 7th Aug 2017 In Xamarin Forms I see a lot of examples using Shared Projects and hence lots of new comers to Xamarin base their first apps off these examples. Besides legacy use cases, there very limited reasons to use SharedProjects in Xamarin Forms applications, PCL’s (Portable Class Libraries) or SCL’s (.NET Standard Class Libraries) […]

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Universal Windows Platform (UWP) App in Xamarin Forms

UWP for Xamarin Forms is still in preview and is available in version 2.0.0 and higher. (Update: Xamarin Forms for UWP is no longer in preview as of 2.1.0). I thought I would document some of the new concepts and challenges with UWP as I came across them. If you just want to get an app […]

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How To Get Support From Xamarin

This is kind of an odd blog post but something that I thought would benefit new comers to the Xamarin eco-system. Learning Xamarin’s support processes takes time and even after 1.5 yrs I still get surprised at how to reach the correct people when the need arises. Dedicated Account Manager Only available to Enterprise level customers, […]

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