Author(s): Dimitris Tavlikos
Explore the new features of Xamarin and learn how to use them
Step-by-step recipes give you everything you need to get developing with Xamarin
Full of useful tips and best practices on creating iOS applications
This book will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to be part of the mobile development era, using C#. Covering a wide range of recipes such as creating a simple application and using device features effectively, it will be your companion to the complete application development cycle.
Starting from installing the necessary tools, you will be guided step-by-step on everything you need to develop an application ready to be deployed. You will learn the best practices for interacting with the device hardware, such as the GPS, compass, and the accelerometer. Furthermore, you will be able to manage multimedia resources such as photos and videos captured with the device camera, and much more!
What you will learn
Install and use Xamarin.iOS with Xamarin Studio
Design an application’s User Interface with Xcode
Explore the key concepts and effective usage instructions of iOS UI elements
Capture and manage multimedia resources using the device’s camera and microphone
Use the accelerometer to capture and respond to device motion
Create location-aware applications using the built-in GPS, compass, and mapping features
Effectively use multitasking features to provide a user-friendly experience
Discover and explore new iOS 7 features
About the Author
Dimitris Tavlikos is a freelance software developer living in Greece. With over 10 years of professional experience as a programmer, he specializes in mobile development with clients all over the world. Dimitris has a passion for programming, and has recently been awarded the Xamarin MVP designation for his work.
Table of Contents
User Interface Views
User Interface View Controllers
Integrating Ios Features
Interacting with Device Hardware
Location Services and Maps
Graphics and Animation