This week, James is joined by friend of the show Charles Wang, Automation Software Engineer at Microsoft, who talks to us about the importance of testing mobile applications. We focus on user interface automation with Xamarin.UITest to build out a full test suite for mobile apps all in C# from Visual Studio and Xamarin… Read More Welcome to The Xamarin Show Snack Pack Edition. A Snack Pack is bite sized episode that is focused on a specific topic and covered in just a few minutes. Today, we take a look at the many ways of running Android applications on emulators and devices from Visual Studio and Xamarin Studio. Segments: [00:40]… Read More Today’s episode is jam-packed with people and features from the Visual Studio family of products! Join today’s “panel of presenters” to hear about all these awesome new and improved tools, ready for you to play with today! [00:54] Build Tools RTM w/ Andrew Pardoe [Download | Blog] [3:13] What’s new with Cross-Platform w/ Ankit… Read More Yes, it can be difficult to debug Android apps on Windows. The good news is, it doesn’t have to be! If you are building cross-platform apps using technologies like Xamarin, the Visual Studio Android Emulator is your friend! In this video, I demonstrate how you can create a default cross-platform Xamarin.Forms app and start… Read More In this episode, Robert is joined by Nick Landry for a whirlwind tour of the Visual Studio Emulator for Android. This emulator is free, fast and powerful. It supports a variety of Android versions and screen sizes, as well as the full range of sensors, including accelerometer, screen orientation, SD card, battery, multi-touch, GPS,… Read More Capturing more than 90% of the caucus results within three hours in a secure, accurate and trusted manner is an amazing accomplishment. In today’s special TechNet Radio episode, join Tommy Patterson as he welcomes the team that brought to life the 2016 Iowa Caucus app. Built on Microsoft technology, the new platform featured a… Read More James Quick kicks off his brand new series today – Quick Dev – which is dedicated to saving you the developer, time. In Part 1 he shows us how to get started with Xamarin – a simple and intuitive way to build native apps for multiple platforms like iOS, Android and Windows in C#.… Read More When you need a fast uncompromising user experience for your app, native development is the way to go. In Visual Studio 2015 Update 1 we have introduced a variety of improvements for developing apps targeting Android, iOS, and Windows. These include updates to tools, compilers, and cross-language debugging capabilities. Take a few minutes to… Read More

There are something like 3 million published mobile apps. How do you make yours stand out? A good idea is a useful starting place, but it isn’t enough. You need to know in real time what your users are experiencing, respond nimbly to their likes and dislikes, and fix rapidly any problems they have. Apps… Read More