Learn Xamarin by Creating Real World Cross-Platform Apps

Learn to build both Android and iOS Apps in C#. Also understand how code sharing works on the Xamarin platform.
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  • Lectures 48
  • Length 5.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

Think that you need to learn both Java and Swift to make cross platform apps? Well you don't and I'm here to show you how!

Learn the basic concepts, tools, and functions that you will need to build fully functional iOS and Android apps using Xamarin and the C# language.

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This course covers what others do not! The focus is strongly on how to share code between iOS and Android - not on just making single platform apps. No other course on Udemy does that, which is a shame because that's the whole point of Xamarin!

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Forget the $2000 fee at Xamarin University, get the same information here for a fraction of the cost!

Things You'll Learn

  • Xamarin Installation
  • Basic C# Programming (if you need it)
  • Basic App Creation with Code Sharing Tasks, Hints and Tips
  • Complex App Creation (you'll make a magnet detector, yes a real one!)
  • More Complex Apps (music player allowing you to play music from a scrolling list)

A Powerful Skill at Your Fingertips
Xamarin has over 1.5 million developers and is in BIG demand with companies. You will have the ability to market yourself uniquely as a Xamarin developer, commanding salaries of $60,000 - $120,000. You can also make your own money generating apps or hire yourself out at $60 - $150 per hour!

The possibilities are endless once you complete this course!

Content and Overview

Suitable for beginners to Xamarin, this course will give you the fundamentals of C# programming as well as mobile app development. It establishes a strong understanding of mobile concepts, whilst avoiding too much technical jargon!

Each section closes with a small exercise, helping you put your new learned skills into practical use immediately. Some are tough though, so prepare yourself for a mental workout!

Join right now, upgrade your skill set and never look back!

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What are the requirements?

  • A Mac running OS X or a Virtual Machine running OS X
  • An internet connection to download Xamarin
  • Willingness to learn app development using a fantastic time saving tool (Xamarin)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Use Xamarin iOS Proficiently
  • Use Xamarin Android Proficiently
  • Understand How You Can Save Time with Code Sharing

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone new to mobile development or Xamarin itself
  • Anyone with a little programming experience (in any language)
  • Anyone who wants to make cross platform apps in one go!

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction and Setup
Introduction
Preview
03:22
Setup Xamarin on a Mac with iOS Simulators
03:01
Setup Xamarin Android Player on a Mac
03:35
Setup Xamarin on a PC with Android Player
05:37
Setup a Mac Virtual Machine or ‘Hackintosh’ for Non Mac Owners
03:59
Section 2: The C# Language - Grasp the Basics (Optional)
Introduction to The C# Language - Grasp the Basics
Preview
02:12
Variables in C#
10:16
Operators in C#
07:15
Converting Variable Types in C#
06:04
Comparing Stuff in C#
08:30
Round and Round We Go - Loops in C#
06:14
Arrays in C#
06:49
Methods in C#
04:54
Classes in C#
11:22
Inheritance in C#
08:41
Exceptions in C#
05:06
Summary of The C# Language - Grasp the Basics
01:08
Section 3: App Number One - Convert My Cash
Introduction to App Number One - Convert My Cash
Preview
02:21
Create “Convert My Cash”. A Currency Conversion App for iOS and Android
10:57
Adding Fancy Graphics to Your Xamarin iOS App
16:14
Connecting Code to Graphics in Your Xamarin iOS App
12:25
Adding Fancy Graphics to Your Xamarin Android App
11:53
Connecting Code to Graphics in Your Xamarin Android App
12:50
The Good Stuff - Sharing Common Code Between iOS and Android
11:35
Summary of App Number One - Convert My Cash
00:50
Section 4: App Number Two - Magnet Detector (Yes, a Real One!)
Introduction to App Number Two - Magnet Detector
Preview
02:59
Create the Solution and Using Xamarin Components
06:27
Accessing the Magnetometer on an iPhone
12:01
Creating the User Interface for the iOS Metal Detector
11:51
Connecting iOS User Interface to Code
12:06
Accessing the Magnetometer on an Android Device
05:23
Creating the User Interface and Coding the Android Metal Detector
11:06
Task - Save Your Time by Abstracting Away Common Code
03:01
Solution - Save Your Time by Abstracting Away Common Code
13:14
Summary of App Number Two - Magnet Detector
01:07
Section 5: App Number Three - Play Some Tunes
Introduction to App Number Three - Play Some Tunes
Preview
01:25
Create the Project and Grab Some Free Music
01:53
Embedding and Playing Individual Tracks on Android
Preview
09:39
Making a Scrolling List of Songs on Android
09:10
Embedding and Playing Individual Tracks on iOS
07:22
Making a Scrolling List of Songs on iOS
14:22
Task - Get Track Names Automatically to Populate the List
01:44
Solution - Get Track Names Automatically to Populate the List
06:58
Discussion - Should You Move Common Code into the Shared Project?
02:34
Task - Stop 2 Tracks Playing Simultaneously
01:02
Solution - Stop 2 Tracks Playing Simultaneously
04:48
Summary of App Number Three - Play Some Tunes
00:53
Section 6: Thank you and Where to Go Next
Thanks and Where to Go Next for More Xamarin
01:37

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Instructor Biography

Mr Grant Klimaytys, Professional App Developer and Teacher

Swift 3 on iOS, a little Java here and there and C# for Xamarin. I'll show you how to use them all!

When you learn from me you learn in an holistic manner. You learn concepts that are applicable to ALL mobile systems.

My aim is to get you qualified mighty fast, with very little hair tearing from frustration!

And what does that mean for you?

You'll be able to make your own apps to earn passive income. Or you could become a freelance developer which I can honestly say it is the best life in the world. You will have no boss and earn an hourly rate of over $100. You can also take holiday whenever you want!

Of course you have to learn how to make good apps first so take my courses now and you will see how easy mobile app development can be!

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