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Xamarin 4.x Cross-Platform Application Development - Third Edition by Jonathan Peppers

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Summary

In this chapter, we created our first iOS application in Xamarin Studio. We covered Apple's MVC design pattern to better understand the relationship between UIViewController and UIView and also covered how to use the iOS designer in Xamarin Studio for editing storyboard files. Next, we created our first Android application in Xamarin Studio and learned the activity lifecycle in Android. We also used Xamarin's Android designer to make changes to Android XML layouts.

From the topics covered in this chapter, you should be fairly confident in developing simple apps for iOS and Android using Xamarin's tools. You should have a basic understanding of the native SDKs and design patterns to accomplish tasks on iOS and Android.

In the next chapter, ...

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