Improve user experience by programmatically connecting a mobile app to WiFi. Both Android and iOS now provide a way to do this within your Xamarin.Forms app.
To fake out our API for testing purposes, we used EmbedIO to create a local server within the actual Xamarin Forms app to make API calls to.
How we got our Xamarin Android app to listen for a Bluetooth “bond state change,” even when the app is backgrounded, using BroadcastReceivers.
To incorporate the platform-specific SDK methods, we had to export Java code (for Android) as libraries and then import them into a Xamarin.Forms project.
Here’s how we leverage custom build steps in Xamarin Studio to make our workdays easier... No more "relying on an error-prone hominid."
An introduction to Xamarin SimpleStorage and some key extensions you can use to simplify your mobile application's storage.
Intro to Background Transfer Service in iOS—a service that allows apps to download/upload large amounts of data in the background with no time limits.
Even platform-specific APIs like iOS Background Fetch are no match for Xamarin! Here's how to implement basic iOS Background Fetch with Xamarin.