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Mastering Xamarin UI Development - Second Edition by Steven F. Daniel

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Developing apps using the Xamarin.Forms approach

Developing iOS, Android, or Windows apps using the Xamarin.Forms approach is very different from developing apps using the native approach. Let's take a look at the benefits of developing apps using the Xamarin.Forms approach.

The Xamarin.Forms approach allows you to build your user interfaces, which can then be shared across each of the different mobile development platforms using 100% percent shared C# or F# code.

Using the Xamarin.Forms approach means that your applications will have access to over 40 user interface controls and layouts, which are then mapped to each of the native controls specific to the platform at runtime:

Developing apps using the Xamarin.Forms approach

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