Whilst Xamarin was created as a community driven framework for mobile application development using C#, it's since been bought by Microsoft to become the worlds leading framework for mobile apps devleopment. It couples community innovation with the experience and specialism of Microsoft to provide a single code base for excellent cross-platform applications.
- A Microsoft-owned platform designed to simplify the process of developing mobile applications
- Provides a mechanism to write and test code once, but deploy to many platforms, reducing development time
- Now the market leader in frameworks to support mobile apps development