5 Tips for Android Developers Transitioning to Windows Phone Using Unity

Harold Mintah, founder of Mintah, shares some tips for Android developers moving their apps to Windows Phone based. With the recent popularity of simple, blocky, voxel-art styled games I decided to create a cool new game called Log Hopper. Log Hopper requires you to tap the left or right side of the screen to make…


Visual Studio Code

What is Visual Studio Code ? Visual Studio Code (VSCode) is the new addition to the Visual Studio family. Visual Studio Code is a free, lightweight, super fast, cross platform development tool for building Web applications. It works well with both Node and ASP.NET 5 apps, to manage your HTML5, JavaScript, CSS and LESS files….


Free ebook Creating Mobile apps with Xamarin

Download the free ebook: Creating Mobile Apps with Xamarin.Forms, Preview Edition: Cross-platform C# programming for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone, by Charles Petzold. You can download PDF and Mobi formats at Microsoft Virtual Academy. Released Monday to help celebrate the Xamarin Evolve conference, this Preview Edition ebook is about writing applications for Xamarin.Forms, the new…


The Thinking Around Cross-Platform Development and Xamarin

On the last episode of Breakpoint (check out yesterday’s post), Jonathan, Paul, and I looked at developing cross-platform applications using Xamarin and Visual Studio. With RedBit being a Xamarin Premier Partner and myself being a Windows Phone MVP, we have successfully built cross platform products for customers or put them on the right path to…