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Professional Cross-Platform Mobile Development in C#

ISBN: 978-1-118-15770-1
384 pages
February 2012
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March 28, 2012
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Professional Cross-Platform Mobile Development in C#

Building enterprise applications across platforms can get laborious and incredibly technical. Now, rather than reinventing the wheel with each app on each platform, Microsoft's .NET framework, in combination with Xamarin’s MonoTouch, Mono for Android and the MonoCross open source framework , presents a compelling platform for enterprise development. This platform allows developers to create mobile applications, while delivering the same functionality to PC's, laptops and the Web from a single technology platform and code-base. New from Wrox Press, an imprint of Wiley, Professional Cross-Platform Mobile Development in C# (Wiley, 978-1-1181-5770-1) helps guide developers in creating mobile enterprise applications using C#/.NET.

Mobile devices like the iPhone, iPad, and Android based smartphones and tablets are having an incredible impact on the corporate computing landscape, and the Microsoft .NET framework enterprise development technology can address many of the created challenges. Inside Professional Cross-Platform Mobile Development in C#, a team of authors draws on their vast experiences to teach readers how to create cross-platform mobile applications with a common set of tools – no new languages needed.  Coverage includes:

  • An overview of the change in enterprise mobile app use & what it means for developers
  • How to evaluate and select the best option for application architecture
  • Tools and techniques for setting up a cross-platform development environment
  • User interface design and user experience prototyping tools and techniques for mobile applications
  • An introduction to the MonoCross open-source project and pattern for cross-platform development

Packed with specific software design patterns, development best practices, code examples and sample applications, Professional Cross-Platform Mobile Development in C#, is a must-have book for enterprise developers that need to get started developing cross-platform mobile apps. Professional Cross-Platform Mobile Development in C# is now available for purchase online and at retailers nationwide. For a full list of retailers, visit www.wiley.com/buy/9781118157701.

 

About the Authors

Scott Olson is a writer for iPhone Life and the lead architect at ITR Mobility. He has over 18 years of development experience.

John Hunter has been developing and architecting apps for more than two decades and currently serves as a lead consulting architect at ITR Mobility.

Ben Horgen is the lead technical analyst for mobile applications at Ameriprise Financial and has more than a decade of development experience.

Kenny Goers has been developing software since 1998 and is currently a mobile application architect at ITR Mobility.

 

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