Xamarin Newsletter - July 2013 (영문)
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Welcome to our July 2013 newsletter!











How mobile is your .NET code?






Do you have .NET code that you’d like to run on iOS, Android, Windows Phone or Windows Store? We have just the tool for you!  Visit scan.xamarin.com and the Xamarin .NET Mobility Scanner will quickly scan your DLLs and EXEs, determine how much of your existing code you can bring to mobile platforms and make suggestions for how to make your code more mobile-ready.













New Themes & the Dropbox Datastore API



Need to give your Xamarin.iOS app a distinctive look-and-feel? Check out Fitpulse and Gunmetal, our latest themes. We also updated our Dropbox Sync component which now includes the beta release of their compelling new Datastore API. While you are there, check out the 65 libraries, frameworks, and controls available on Xamarin Component Store.










iOS 7 Support in the Xamarin Alpha Channel



Apple’s upcoming iOS 7 update, which was unveiled at WWDC earlier this year, includes over 1,500 new APIs and a radical redesign of the platform’s user interface. If you have access to Apple’s official iOS 7 SDK you can try out our support for the new version and get a head start on updating your apps. Visit the Xamarin Blog to learn more.













Guide: iOS development in Visual Studio






Xamarin Developer Evangelist Ryan Paul published a hands-on guide to developing iOS applications in Visual Studio. Learn how to configure Visual Studio for Xamarin development and get an inside look at some of the best practices and recommended workflows.









Xamarin surpasses 350,000 developers, raises $16M to help you go mobile


The last 12 months have been incredible. We’ve surpassed the 350,000 developer mark, we have nearly 20,000 paid accounts in 70 countries, and we’ve launched several new products including Xamarin 2.0, the Xamarin Component Store, Xamarin Test Cloud, and the .NET Mobility Scanner. And we’re just getting starting. This week we announced a $16M round of funding that will accelerate our mission to enable every developer on the planet to build amazing mobile experiences. Read more about our plans and milestones.










Congratulations to our first Xamarin MVPs



Xamarin adoption has grown at a tremendous pace over the past two years, and much of that growth is made possible by the hard work of committed developers in our community. To recognize the extraordinary contributions of key community members, we launched the Xamarin Most Valued Professional (MVP) program. Visit our MVP page to see the inaugural members, and take a few moments to nominate any fellow developers that you see making significant contributions to the success of other Xamarin developers.











Upcoming Talks


MonkeySpace (July 22 - 25): Several members of the Xamarin team will be giving talks on cross-platform development. While we’re in the windy city, we’re also hosting a Chicago Drinkup on July 22nd.

Munich Drinkup (July 25): Join CEO and cofounder Nat Friedman, and VP of Sales Stephanie Schatz, for our second annual Munich Drinkup.

HTML5 Mexico City user group meetup (July 26): The Mexico City HTML5 user group is giving a presentation about cross-platform development in C# using Xamarin.

Boston Mobile C# Developers’ Group (Aug 1): Brent Schooley will demonstrate data visualization with Xamarin.iOS and NucliOS.

Baton Rouge SQL Saturday (Aug 2): Seth Valdetero is presenting on iPhone development in C# with Xamarin and Visual Studio.

Irvine iPhone/iPad App Developers Group (Aug 17): Boris Gundelach will lead an 8-hour workshop that teaches attendees how to build iOS apps with Xamarin.












Xamarin is Hiring!



Want to go on an adventure? We’re looking for talented, happy people to join our team. Xamarin was recently named one of the San Francisco Business Times Best Places to Work.









Tips and tricks


The Xamarin documentation team has released a new set of guides from the Xamarin Evolve 2013 training curriculum.

Michael James wrote a blog post that discusses the advantages of hand-coding iOS user interfaces and offers useful resources to help you get started.

Jérémie Laval wrote a tutorial that describes how to implement the Android swipe-down-to-refresh user interface pattern.

Michael Crump put together a great video introduction to building apps with Xamarin.iOS.

"Key Strategies for Mobile Excellence" white paper now available for download from Xamarin that highlights ways to achieve great results in this diverse and fast-moving mobile space.







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