Xamarin: for better Cross-platform Development

Xamarin: for better Cross-platform Development

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Android & iOS operating systems are structurally distinct and often cause confusion for developers trying to make a one-fits-all app. With Hybrid platform, developers can create entirely native apps with a single set of codes, solving common development issues such as:

  • Creating apps without the need to revise them
  • Controlling app versions without losing actual semantics & purpose
  • Developing an app without tweaking the code every time

However, it’s difficult (if not impossible) for PhoneGap/Cordova apps to be both cross platform & leverage familiar native platform interfaces. This is where Xamarin cross-platform application development comes into the forefront.

Major Advantages of Xamarin over Other Players are:

  • Seamless sharing of the app logic across platforms
  • Native UI–Xamarin Studio (IDE) supports code completion in C#
  • High performance assembled code with total access to native APIs
  • Build applications on C#
  • The component store boasts of a host of free & paid components

Xamarin, complies to the native code & uses native APIs to display the UI. So, a well-written Xamarin app takes advantage of all of the platform’s common interface paradigms & best practices.

Hence, it’s recommended to adopt Xamarin over Hybrid solutions in order to achieve best-in-class UX (user experience).

Ref- willowtreeapps, rishabhsoft

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Jayadev Das

Do what you do best in – that’s what I’ve always believed in and that’s what I preach. Over the past 25+ years (yup that’s my expertise ‘n’ experience in the Information Technology domain), I’ve been consulting to small, medium and large companies ‘bout Web Technologies, Mobile Future as well as on the good-and-bad of tech. Blogger, International Business Advisor, Web Technology Expert, Sales Guru, Startup Mentor, Insurance Sales Portal Expert & a Tennis Player. And top of all – a complete family man!

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