9781839213380-1839213388-Mastering Xamarin.Forms: App architecture techniques for building multi-platform, native mobile apps with Xamarin.Forms 4, 3rd Edition

Mastering Xamarin.Forms: App architecture techniques for building multi-platform, native mobile apps with Xamarin.Forms 4, 3rd Edition

ISBN-13: 9781839213380
ISBN-10: 1839213388
Author: Snider, Ed
Publication date: 2019
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Format: Paperback 200 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781839213380
ISBN-10: 1839213388
Author: Snider, Ed
Publication date: 2019
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Format: Paperback 200 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Snider, Ed wrote Mastering Xamarin.Forms: App architecture techniques for building multi-platform, native mobile apps with Xamarin.Forms 4, 3rd Edition comprising 200 pages back in 2019. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1839213388 and 9781839213380. Since then Mastering Xamarin.Forms: App architecture techniques for building multi-platform, native mobile apps with Xamarin.Forms 4, 3rd Edition textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 4.04 or rent at the marketplace.

Description

New edition of the bestselling guide to building an effective mobile app architecture with Xamarin.Forms 4 that maximizes the overall quality of apps.

Key Features
  • Updated for Xamarin.Forms 4
  • Packed with real-world scenarios and solutions to help you build professional grade mobile apps with Xamarin.Forms
  • Includes design patterns and best practice techniques that every mobile developer should know
Book Description

Discover how to extend and build upon the components of the most recent version of Xamarin.Forms to develop an effective, robust mobile app architecture. This new edition features Xamarin.Forms 4 updates, including CollectionView and RefreshView, new coverage of client-side validation, and updates on how to implement user authentication.

Mastering Xamarin.Forms, Third Edition is one of the few Xamarin books structured around the development of a simple app from start to finish, beginning with a basic Xamarin.Forms app and going step by step through several advanced topics to create a solution architecture rich with the benefits of good design patterns and best practices.

This book introduces a core separation between the app's user interface and the app's business logic by applying the MVVM pattern and data binding, and then focuses on building a layer of plugin-like services that handle platform-specific utilities such as navigation and geo-location, as well as how to loosely use these services in the app with inversion of control and dependency injection. You'll connect the app to a live web-based API and set up offline synchronization before testing the app logic through unit testing. Finally, you will learn how to add monitoring to your Xamarin.Forms projects to track crashes and analytics and gain a proactive edge on quality.

What you will learn
  • Find out how, when, and why to use architecture patterns and best practices with Xamarin.Forms
  • Implement the Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) pattern and data binding in Xamarin.Forms mobile apps
  • Incorporate client-side validation in Xamarin.Forms mobile apps
  • Extend the Xamarin.Forms navigation API with a custom ViewModel-centric navigation service
  • Leverage the inversion of control and dependency injection patterns in Xamarin.Forms mobile apps
  • Work with online and offline data in Xamarin.Forms mobile apps
  • Use platform-specific APIs to build rich custom user interfaces in Xamarin.Forms mobile apps
  • Explore how to monitor mobile app quality using Visual Studio App Center
Who this book is for

This book is intended for .NET developers who are familiar with Xamarin mobile application development and the open source Xamarin.Forms toolkit. If you have already started working with Xamarin.Forms and want to take your app to the next level, making it more maintainable, testable and flexible, then this book is for you.

Table of Contents
  1. Getting Started
  2. MVVM and Data Binding
  3. Navigation
  4. Platform-Specific Services and Dependency Injection
  5. User Interface
  6. API Data Access
  7. Authentication
  8. Testing
  9. App Monitoring
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