Windows Phone applications can use Azure Active Directory to authenticate users and authorize access to Azure Mobile Services. Nick Randolph walks through the process, step by step.
Lots of decisions go into creating cross-platform apps. Without Xamarin.Forms, the decision process is almost too unwieldy. Here's how it can simplify your mobile development.
Nick Randolph discussed how Windows Phone applications can be deployed within a company using enterprise distribution.
Context is king, and your app can easily create hyper-local experiences with iBeacons!
How to define common XAML resources to improve the consistency of your applications.
How to use Xamarin.Auth, Xamarin.Social, and the Facebook SDK for Android to interact with Facebook within a Xamarin.Android application.
If you're used to ListBox or LongListSelector, find out how the GridView and ListView controls for Windows Phone 8.1 can do it better.
Navigation in mobile devices is an important consideration. If a user isn't able to navigate an app, he might quickly abandon it. Learn the navigation principles of Android to keep this from happening to you.
Learn how the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK, coupled with Visual Studio, provides the necessary tools to debug, test, polish and publish your application.
Learn how to leverage the powerful resource system of Android to support a variety of Android devices and languages.
Connect to Twitter from a mobile application using OAuth with the Xamarin.Auth library, along with Joe Mayo's LINQ To Twitter library.
Nick Randolph demonstrates two techniques for using Visual States to change the layout of a Windows Phone User Control.
Nick Randolph takes MvvmCross for a spin and shows how quickly you can build an application for Windows Phone and other mobile platforms.
Portable Class Libraries create a single DLL that can be used across platforms, making code sharing easier. Learn how to use them by building a weather app with a portable core.