“When we started out with Hopper, in one day we were able to prototype our apps. Xamarin uses a portable class library, where we put all our business logic and service calls. We were able to share almost 80% of the code.”
Derek Chan, Enterprise Mobility Architect, Alaska Airlines
Build once. Reach more customers, across any platform.
Write in one language and target any device, including iOS, Android, and Windows—ultimately expanding your audience. Take advantage of your team’s existing skills. And save time by reusing code from existing mobile app development projects.
“Honeywell has innovation deeply rooted in its DNA. With Xamarin, we were able to innovate quickly with Android and iOS—taking into consideration the unique interaction and design principles of each platform.”
Ship quality apps faster
Accelerate shipping time with MBaaS by finding and fixing bugs on any device before you release your app. Take advantage of thorough, automated testing with access to over 2,000 real devices in our cloud.
“Xamarin's framework, and Test Cloud, plays a fundamental role in our continued effort to maintain the highest possible quality of our products and also securing a short time-to-market.”
Get closer to your customers
Embrace DevOps when building your mobile apps, and create reliable apps that your customers love. Use mobile backend as a service to distribute beta versions and collect real-time data that drives continuous improvement. Identify any churn issues with your mobile app and get feedback from customers that you can act on to increase usage and retention.
“Now we unit test each submission at check-in so we find bugs immediately. Our code velocity is increased for two key reasons: we no longer have to halt submissions and we have been able to improve code quality overall.”
Light up apps with proven mobile services
No two mobile apps are the same, but they all have building blocks in common. Use our tried-and-tested MBaaS solutions to accelerate your time to market. Let your developers focus on the app logic and let us take care of the plumbing.
“Integration with Xamarin Studio and Visual Studio, along with built-in functionality, made Azure Mobile Services the best choice for a mobile-services back end. Having the right tools and capabilities to put a stable, robust, and functional solution together in two days is a great story.”
Ensure mobile apps perform like champions
Use popular Microsoft and partner DevOps solutions to quickly find and fix issues with your mobile apps. Find partner solutions in the Azure Marketplace.
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