Xamarin Studio for Android Programming: A C# Cookbook by Mathieu Nayrolles

By Mathieu Nayrolles

Over 50 hands-on recipes that can assist you get grips with Xamarin Studio and C# programming to strengthen market-ready Android applications

About This Book

  • Create Android purposes with C# and Xamarin
  • Reuse your Android software to improve iOS and home windows cellphone applications
  • Leverage the easy-to-succeed recipes to use the most recent Android releases and boost new applications

Who This ebook Is For

If you've already built an Android functions with Java and also you now intend to take advantage of C# and Xamarin Studio's services, or when you've got by no means taken the dive into mobiles, then this ebook is for you. it might be important to have a few C# event so that you persist with the recipes during this publication, notwithstanding wisdom of Android isn't required.

What you are going to Learn

  • Build a GUI in your Android applications
  • Explore Android actions and comprehend configuration changes
  • Manage multiscreens, icons, and multimedia on your applications
  • Start and bind Android companies and create notifications
  • Create appealing purposes utilizing the digicam and animations
  • Effectively couple your phone's with applications
  • Integrate ads and choose the precise commercial prone on your applications

In Detail

Multiplatform functions have taken the advance global by means of typhoon. This has revolutionized the choice of the appropriate instruments for the effective improvement and deployment of purposes. Xamarin studio is rising because the most well-liked selection between .NET/C# builders. It permits them to layout cross-platform functions utilizing their favourite language and IDE. Xamarin studio is supported via the Mac OS and home windows systems, and you may improve your individual purposes for iOS, home windows, or Android with its help.

This publication takes you thru the entire phases of program improvement, correct from getting began with Xamarin and constructing a GUI to placing up your program at the shop. The recipes might help you in buying enough wisdom to head approximately developing applications.

Starting with introducing Xamarin studio, its underlying applied sciences, and the Android environment, the booklet is going directly to conceal the graphical features of constructing Android purposes. relocating on, you are going to examine extra approximately facts administration with Android providers. this can be by way of suggestions on the best way to have interaction with the Android OS and the phone's undefined, ahead of ultimately concluding with cellular ads and Google Play. by means of the top of this e-book, you've gotten came across all of the specialties with regards to constructing Android program with Xamarin Studio.

Style and approach

This publication is prepared round hands-on and functional recipes that target the improvement of Android functions utilizing C# and Xamarin. every one recipe is straightforward to stick with that will help you growth successfully in the course of the book.

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C# Precisely by Peter Sestoft

By Peter Sestoft

C# is an object-oriented programming language that's just like the Java programming language in lots of respects yet extra entire and assorted in such a lot information. This ebook supplies a concise description of C#. it's meant as a advisor for readers who recognize Java and wish to profit C# and as a short reference for an individual who desires to understand C# in additional aspect than that supplied via a typical textbook. the ultimate bankruptcy of C# accurately summarizes the variations among C# and Java.C# accurately is among the first books on C# to hide model 2.0. It provides the full C# 2.0 programming language, together with generics, iterators, and nameless equipment. It excludes lots of the wide Microsoft.NET framework category libraries other than threads, input/output, and primary assortment periods. The publication exhibits basic ideas on left-hand pages, with corresponding examples on right-hand pages. All examples are fragments of felony C# courses. the full, ready-to-run instance courses are on hand on the book's website.

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C# : your visual blueprint for building .NET applications by Eric Butow

By Eric Butow

Each one step during this e-book is displayed with callouts that will help you see precisely the place the motion occurs at the reveal. This booklet covers over a hundred initiatives, together with utilizing attributes, operators, and periods; documenting code with XML, utilizing arrays, construction types, programming internet companies, utilizing home windows designers and macros, troubleshooting, and enhancing.

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More Effective C#: 50 Specific Ways to Improve Your C# by Bill Wagner

By Bill Wagner

C# has matured over the last decade: It’s now a wealthy language with generics, useful programming options, and help for either static and dynamic typing. This palette of options presents nice instruments for lots of diverse idioms, yet there also are many ways to make errors. In Effective C#, moment Edition, revered .NET specialist invoice Wagner identifies fifty methods you could leverage the complete energy of the C# 4.0 language to precise your designs concisely and clearly.


Effective C#, moment Edition, follows a transparent structure that makes it quintessential to thousands of builders: transparent, sensible motives, professional advice, and lots of sensible code examples. Drawing on his unsurpassed C# adventure, Wagner addresses every little thing from forms to source administration to dynamic typing to multicore help within the C# language and the .NET framework. alongside the best way, he exhibits easy methods to steer clear of universal pitfalls within the C# language and the .NET setting. You’ll find out how to


  • Use either different types of C# constants for potency and maintainability (see merchandise 2)
  • Employ immutable facts kinds to advertise multicore processing (see merchandise 20)
  • Minimize rubbish assortment, boxing, and unboxing (see goods sixteen and forty five)
  • Take complete benefit of interfaces and delegates (see goods 22 even though 25)
  • Make the main of the parallel framework (see goods 35 via 37)
  • Use duck typing in C# (see merchandise 38)
  • Spot the benefits of the dynamic and Expression kinds over mirrored image (see goods forty two and forty three)
  • Assess why question expressions are larger than loops (see merchandise eight)
  • Understand how universal covariance and contravariance have an effect on your designs (see merchandise 29)
  • See how non-compulsory parameters can reduce the variety of approach overloads (see merchandise 10)


You’re already a profitable C# programmer–this booklet may help you develop into a good one.

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C# 5.0 Pocket Reference by Joseph Albahari

By Joseph Albahari

When you would like solutions for programming with C# 5.0, this sensible and tightly targeted booklet tells you precisely what you want to know—without lengthy introductions or bloated samples. effortless to browse, it’s perfect as quickly reference or as a advisor to get you speedily up to the mark if you happen to already comprehend Java, C++, or an past model of C#.

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Sams Teach Yourself C# 5.0 in 24 Hours by Scott J. Dorman

By Scott J. Dorman

In precisely 24 classes of 1 hour or much less, methods to construct nice home windows shop apps, home windows laptop functions, and net functions with C# 5.0. utilizing this tutorial’s uncomplicated, step by step method, you’ll grasp every little thing from absolutely the fundamentals to the latest recommendations, so that you can remedy genuine issues of C#. One step at a time, you’ll examine center thoughts like circulate keep an eye on and blunder dealing with, build entire options with visible Studio, use complex good points like attributes and dynamic kinds, or even construct enticing, immersive home windows shop apps. each one lesson builds on what you’ve already discovered, providing you with a robust real-world origin for fulfillment, whether you’ve by no means programmed with C# 5.0 before!

Step-by-step instructions conscientiously stroll you thru the most typical C# programming tasks.
Quizzes and exercises on the finish of every bankruptcy assist you try out your knowledge.
Notes and tips current attention-grabbing info concerning the discussion.
Cautions provide you with a warning to attainable difficulties and provides you suggestion on tips to stay away from them.

Learn how to...

  • Gain a holistic realizing of C# 5.0, .NET, and visible Studio 2012
  • Use periods and gadgets “the C# way”
  • Master the C# variety process, inheritance, interfaces, and summary classes
  • Define, start up, reply to, and ship information via events
  • Work with loops, strings, commonplace expressions, and collections
  • Ensure kind safeguard and advertise code reuse with generics and collections
  • Work with info in all kinds, from dossier platforms and streams to XML and databases
  • Use complex beneficial properties corresponding to attributes, dynamic varieties, and nameless functions
  • Build and debug C# purposes with visible Studio 2012
  • Create cutting-edge home windows shop apps with the async pattern
  • Improve functionality and reliability by way of coping with reminiscence extra effectively
  • Build extra responsive software program with threads, concurrency, and parallelism

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Learning Node.js for .NET Developers by Harry Cummings

By Harry Cummings

Key Features

  • Learn the ideas of Node.js to achieve a high-level figuring out of the Node.js execution model
  • Build an interactive internet software with MongoDB and Redis and create your personal JavaScript modules that paintings either at the patron facet and server side
  • Familiarize your self with the hot positive factors of Node.js and JavaScript with this unique step by step guide

Book Description

Node.js is an open resource, cross-platform runtime setting with the intention to use JavaScript to strengthen server-side net applications.

This brief advisor may also help you advance functions utilizing JavaScript and Node.js, leverage your current programming talents from .NET or Java, and utilize those different systems via realizing the Node.js programming version. you are going to the way to construct net purposes and APIs in Node, realize programs within the Node.js environment, try and installation your Node.js code, and extra. ultimately, you'll find how one can combine Node.js and .NET code.

What you are going to learn

  • Understand which difficulties Node.js most sensible solves
  • Write idiomatic JavaScript and Node.js code
  • Build net purposes and command-line tools
  • Minimise complexity and successfully resolve tricky problems
  • Test and install Node.js applications
  • Work with power data
  • Implement real-time client-server applications
  • Integrate .NET and Node.js code

About the Author

Harry Cummings has been operating in software program improvement for eight years, and for the earlier few years, he has played the function of technical lead throughout a number of tasks for numerous consumers. He has, some time past, additionally labored as a developer, undertaking supervisor, and advisor. this provides him a good all-round view of the function of a technical lead and its dating with different roles in addition to perception into each degree of venture supply, from preliminary research to long term maintenance.

Harry has wide event in C#/.NET, Java and Scala, and JavaScript/Node.js. He maintains to paintings without delay with those applied sciences frequently within the groups that he leads. His broader pursuits and services lie in sharing and nurturing software program improvement most sensible practices via education and mentoring. He has seemed at meetings equivalent to NDC London and SDD Conf, talking approximately various subject matters, starting from introductory Node.js via to automatic try out concepts and long term venture maintainability.

Table of Contents

  1. Why Node.js?
  2. Getting began with Node.js
  3. A JavaScript Primer
  4. Introducing Node.js Modules
  5. Creating Dynamic Websites
  6. Testing Node.js Applications
  7. Setting up an automatic Build
  8. Mastering Asynchronicity
  9. Persisting Data
  10. Creating Real-time net Apps
  11. Deploying Node.js Applications
  12. Authentication in Node.js
  13. Creating JavaScript Packages
  14. Node.js and Beyond

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SharePoint 2007 and Office Development Expert Solutions by Randy Holloway

By Randy Holloway

  • Features end-to-end situations for utilizing workplace 2007 and SharePoint 2007, from producing workplace records programmatically to integrating document-based workflows with line of industrial purposes or internet sites
  • Takes an in-depth examine integrating the knowledge employee items from Microsoft into broader suggestions for the enterprise
  • Some of the themes lined comprise construction a workflow answer with place of work and SharePoint 2007; programming SharePoint lists, goods, and libraries; development enterprise Intelligence (BI) together with Excel BI, Excel and entry Reporting, and SharePoint integration; utilizing web pages administration with SharePoint; and more

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Xamarin Cross-platform Application Developmen by Jonathan Peppers

By Jonathan Peppers

Boost production-ready functions for iOS and Android utilizing Xamarin evaluation Write local iOS and Android purposes with Xamarin upload local performance on your apps corresponding to push notifications, digicam, and GPS position research a variety of options for cross-platform improvement intimately constructing a cellular software for only one platform is changing into a specific thing of the prior. businesses anticipate their apps to be supported on either iOS and Android, when leveraging the easiest local positive aspects of either. Xamarins instruments support clear up this requirement by way of giving builders a unmarried toolset to focus on either systems. «Xamarin Cross-platform software improvement» is a step by step consultant for construction expert functions for iOS and Android. The ebook walks you thru construction a talk software, entire with a backend internet provider and local good points reminiscent of GPS situation, digicam, and push notifications. This ebook starts off with iOS and Android software basics, then strikes directly to sharing code, and finally digs deeper into local performance. by means of the tip of the ebook, readers may have effectively equipped a cross-platform program prepared for filing to app shops. you are going to achieve an in-depth wisdom in regards to the strategies of establishing move platform functions. «Xamarin Cross-platform software improvement» additionally covers local iOS and Android APIs, unit checking out, construction a true internet provider with home windows Azure, push notifications, interacting with the digicam and GPS, leveraging Java and Objective-C libraries, and eventually app shop submission. in the direction of the top of the e-book you'll consider convinced in constructing your individual Xamarin functions. «Xamarin Cross-platform software improvement» will educate you every thing you want to understand to boost an end-to-end, cross-platform answer with Xamarin. What you are going to study from this e-book get yourself up to speed with Apples MVC layout trend comprehend the Android job lifecycle proportion C# code throughout structures enforce an internet provider with Azure cellular companies set up and debug your software on cellular units name local Objective-C or Java libraries from C# Use Xamarin.Mobile for digital camera, contacts, and site post your app to the Apple App shop and Google Play process «Xamarin Cross-platform program improvement» is an end-to-end walk-through instructional on constructing purposes for either iOS and Android. It bargains transparent and designated factors of every degree within the technique, making it more straightforward so you might grasp the production of strong, production-ready, cross-platform apps. Who this booklet is written for This booklet is for C# builders who're drawn to cellular program improvement. in case you have adventure with computing device or internet functions, this ebook will function a useful gizmo to offer you a head begin with cross-platform improvement.

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