Xamarin is a popular cross-platform mobile development tool for creating an application for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. Typically, in order to create an iOS application, you will be using Objective-C in Xcode; to create an Android application, you will need to use Java in Eclipse or Android Studio; and to create a Windows Phone application, you will need to use C# in Visual Studio. As you can imagine, creating an application for all three major mobile platforms requires three different programming languages and their integrated development environments. With Xamarin, you only need to know C# and Visual Studio. Here are the advantages of utilizing Xamarin:
- Use only C# and Visual Studio to write an application for all platforms (iOS, Android, and Windows Phone).
- The code can be shared across all platforms.
- The user interface can be developed once and...