Xamarin is a mobile development platform that helps you build Android, Windows Phone, C#, or iOS apps. Xamarin is a great development platform because you can learn iOS and Android without digging in to either Java or Objective C.
Forms are what is particularly appealing to Xamarin because they use XAML and C#, which is perfect if you’ve been using these languages for quite some time.
The forms will let you reuse a great deal of your UI code cross-platform while still building native UIs for three platforms with a shared C# codebase.
In this post, we’ll start learning Xamarin through the use of Forms.
Read the rest of the tutorial here:Â http://blog.falafel.com/learning-xamarin-part-1-forms/