Developing with Microsoft technologies
24 Apr 2014

Building Cross-Platform iBeacon Apps for iOS, Android and Windows with C# and Xamarin

This is a $5 Qualcomm Gimbal beacon in iBeacon mode, being detected on an Android phone and an iPhone, in an app built with C# and Xamarin: Note that there is no Windows Phone in this picture. This is because the brand-new Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) support in Windows Phone 8.1,...
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09 Apr 2014

How to build Xamarin iOS and Android Apps with the new Universal Windows App template from Visual Studio 2013 Update 2

When I saw the new Universal Windows App project type demonstrated in the Microsoft Build keynote last week, I just had to try it out with an existing Xamarin project. This actually proved quite simple; just copying one line from the Windows project file to the xamarin projects...
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