Chapter 15. Building Mobile Apps Using Xamarin.Forms and ASP.NET Core Web API

This chapter is about learning how to build C# mobile by building a cross-platform mobile app for iOS and Android. The mobile app will allow the listing and management of customers in the Northwind database.

The mobile app will call a web service built with the ASP.NET Core Web API. The server-side code will be written with Visual Studio Code and the client-side Xamarin.Forms mobile app will be written with Visual Studio for Mac.


You will need a computer with macOS to complete this chapter.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Understanding Xamarin.Forms
  • Building services using ASP.NET Core Web API and Visual Studio Code
  • Building mobile apps using Xamarin.Forms ...

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