Hands-On Mobile Development with .NET Core

Hands-On Mobile Development with .NET Core

Build cross-platform mobile applications with Xamarin, Visual Studio 2019, and .NET Core 3

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ebook icon Packt Publishing

language icon Language - English

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2020

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Formats : EPUB, MOBI, PDF (Downlodable)

Pages : 504

ISBN : 9781789530926

Language : English

About the Book

Book description

Develop native applications for multiple mobile and desktop platforms including but not limited to iOS, Android, and UWP with the Xamarin framework and Xamarin.Forms 

Key Features

  • Understand .NET Core and its cross-platform development philosophy
  • Build Android, iOS, and Windows mobile applications with C#, .NET Core, and Azure Cloud Services
  • Bring Artificial Intelligence capabilities into your mobile applications with Azure AI

Book Description

.NET Core is the general umbrella term used for Microsoft’s cross-platform toolset. Xamarin used for developing mobile applications, is one of the app model implementations for .NET Core infrastructure.

In this book, you will learn how to design, architect, and develop highly attractive, maintainable, efficient, and robust mobile applications for multiple platforms, including iOS, Android, and UWP, with the toolset provided by Microsoft using Xamarin, .NET Core, and Azure Cloud Services. This book will take you through various phases of application development with Xamarin, from environment setup, design, and architecture to publishing, using real-world scenarios. Throughout the book, you will learn how to develop mobile apps using Xamarin, Xamarin.Forms and .NET Standard; implement a webbased backend composed of microservices with .NET Core using various Azure services including but not limited to Azure App Services, Azure Active Directory, Notification Hub, Logic Apps, and Azure Functions, Cognitive Services; create data stores using popular database technologies such as Cosmos DB, SQL and Realm.

Towards the end, the book will help developers to set up an efficient and maintainable development pipeline to manage the application life cycle using Visual Studio App Center and Visual Studio Services.

What you will learn

  • Implement native applications for multiple mobile and desktop platforms
  • Understand and use various Azure Services with .NET Core
  • Make use of architectural patterns designed for mobile and web applications
  • Understand the basic Cosmos DB concepts
  • Understand how different app models can be used to create an app service
  • Explore the Xamarin and Xamarin.Forms UI suite with .NET Core for building mobile applications

Who this book is for

This book is for mobile developers who wish to develop cross-platform mobile applications. Programming experience with C# is required. Some knowledge and understanding of core elements and cross-platform application development with .NET is required.

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Packt Publishing

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