Analysis of Xamarin capabilities for building mobile multi-platform applications


Abstract

The article presents Xamarin platform which is used to create cross-platform application for Android, iOS, MacOS and Universal Windows Platform. This article shows Xamarin platform and a test application that has been used to investigate platform's capabilities and effectiveness in creating multi-platform applications. Inspections prove that Xamarin allows to create multi-platform applications in a more effective way without losing too much on performance of these applications on individual platforms and systems.


Keywords

xamarin; multi-platform applications; mobile systems; c#

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Published : 2018-09-30


Dras, M., Fila, G., & Plechawska-Wójcik, M. (2018). Analysis of Xamarin capabilities for building mobile multi-platform applications . Journal of Computer Sciences Institute, 7, 183-190. https://doi.org/10.35784/jcsi.675

Michał Dras  dras.michael@gmail.com
Institute of Computer Science, Lublin University of Technology, Nadbystrzycka 36B, 20-618 Lublin, Poland  Poland
Grzegorz Fila 
Institute of Computer Science, Lublin University of Technology, Nadbystrzycka 36B, 20-618 Lublin, Poland  Poland
Małgorzata Plechawska-Wójcik 
Institute of Computer Science, Lublin University of Technology, Nadbystrzycka 36B, 20-618 Lublin, Poland  Poland