Xamarin Certification Training in Houston, TX, United States

Xamarin Certification

  • 40 hours of Instructor led Training
  • In-depth Hands-on training sessions
  • Understand advanced concepts like XAML, data binding, and controls
  • Learn to build cross-platform native apps for iOS and Android platforms
  • Get ready for the industry by gaining in-demand skills

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Curriculum

Learning Objectives: In this module, you will get started on Xamarin. You will learn about its installation, architecture and IDE, and about Xamarin cross platform solutions, advantages and disadvantages. Set up and install Xamarin Development Environment in Windows and iOS and Mac, and verify your installation. Learn about Xamarin Shared projects and writing code that can be referenced by a number of different application projects. Finally, you will also learn about cross development platform with portable class library, Forms, Layout options, XAML, Resource dictionary and perform navigation in Forms.

Introduction to Xamarin – 35 Mins

Topics:

  1. Introduction to Xamarin
  2. Xamarin vs. Hybrid Framework vs. Native Framework
  3. Xamarin Development IDE – Visual Studio and Xamarin Studio
  4. Xamarin Architecture
  5. Introduction to Mono

Xamarin Development – 35 Mins

Topics:

  1. Xamarin Cross platform solutions
  2. Xamarin Family
  3. Xamarin Development Approaches
  4. Xamarin Advantages
  5. Xamarin Disadvantages

Setup the Development Environment on Windows- 35 Mins

Topics:

  1. Setting up Xamarin on Windows
  2. Configuring Visual Studio and SDK for Android and Windows UWP
  3. Configuring Visual Studio Emulator for Android and UWP
  4. Verify your Xamarin environment on Windows

Setup the Development Environment on Mac – 35 Mins

Topics:

  1. Setting up Xamarin on Mac
  2. Configuring XCode, Visual Studio and Android SDK
  3. Verify your Xamarin environment

Xamarin Project Types – 35 Mins

Topics:

  1. Xamarin Shared Projects
  2. .NET Standard Libraries

Xamarin Forms

Xamarin Forms - 35 Mins

Topics:

  1. Introduction to Xamarin Forms
  2. Xamarin Forms Architecture
  3. Xamarin Forms UI
  4. Xamarin Forms UI Rendering Process
  5. Xamarin vs. Xamarin Forms
  6. Xamarin Forms Code Sharing Strategy
  7. .NET Standard Library or Shared Project
  8. Advantages of .NET Standard Library over Shared Project

Xamarin Forms Fundamentals – 30 Mins

Topics:

  1. Pages
  2. Views
  3. Layouts
  4. Cells

Xamarin Forms Views/Controls and Views Alignment – 30 Mins

Topics

  1. Xamarin Forms Views/Controls
  2. Comparing Xamarin Forms Controls with Native
  3. Views Alignment

Xamarin Forms App Life Cycle – 30 Mins

Topics:

  1. Xamarin Forms Application Methods
  2. Comparing Android and iOS and Windows App Life Cycle

XAML

Topics:

XAML – 30 Mins

  1. Introduction to XAML
  2. How XAML Works?
  3. Advantages of XAML
  4. XAML vs. Code
  5. XAML Compilation
  6. Xamarin – XAML Page

XAML Properties

  1. XAML Properties Syntax
  2. Attached Properties
  3. Content Properties
  4. XAML Markup Extensions
  5. Other XAML Standard Markup Extensions

Resources – 30 Mins

Topics:

  1. Introduction to Resources
  2. Resource Dictionary
  3. Static and Dynamic Resources
  4. Styles

Xamarin Forms Fundamentals

Layouts – 30 Mins

Topics:

  1. Xamarin Forms Layouts
  2. Layout Options
  3. Stack Layout
  4. Grid Layout
  5. Relative Layout
  6. Relative Layout - Constraint Expression Properties

Layouts Contd. – 30 Mins

Topics

  1. Absolute Layout
  2. Absolute Layout Flags
  3. Comparing iOS, Android and Xamarin.Forms Layouts
  4. Content View
  5. Scroll View
  6. Frame
  7. FlowLayout

Navigation- 30 Mins

Topics:

  1. Introduction to Navigation
  2. Hierarchical Navigation
  3. Modal Pages
  4. A Simple Master Detail
  5. Master Detail Page
  6. Tabbed Page
  7. Carousel Page
  8. Displaying Popups
  9. Toolbar Items

Learning Objectives: Learn about Lists in Xamarin and setting up database access. Understand how to integrate multimedia in Forms, and using Telephony for monitoring basic phone information.

Lists – 90 Mins

Topics:

  1. Populating a Basic List
  2. Cell Appearance
  3. Custom Cells
  4. Grouping Items
  5. Handling Selections
  6. Context Actions
  7. Pull to Refresh
  8. Search Bar

Data Binding and MVVM – 120 Mins

Topics:

  1. Data Binding
  2. Data Binding Modes
  3. MVVM
  4. MVVM Event Handling
  5. Events and Handlers
  6. ICommand Interface
  7. Command with a Parameter
  8. Triggers

Data Access – SQLite – 90 Mins

Topics:

  1. Setting Up SQLite
  2. Using SQLite
  3. INotifyPropertyChanged Interface

Multimedia – 90 Mins

Topics:

  1. Multimedia API
  2. Playing Audio
  3. Playing Video
  4. Accessing Camera
  5. Alarm Manager
  6. Gallery

Telephony API – 90 Mins

Topics:

  1. Telephony Manager
  2. Phone State
  3. SIM state
  4. SIM Number
  5. Network Type
  6. Internet Status
  7. Making Phone Call
  8. Send SMS

Learning Objectives: Learn about REST services, Converters, Behaviors, Plugins and Themes in Forms. Learn to create real world charts in Xamarin and understand the Xamarin .Essentials library.

Working with REST Services – 30 Mins

Convertors – 30 Mins

Behaviors – 30 Mins

Content Renderers – 30 Mins

Using Charts in Xamarin. Forms Application – 30 Mins

Using Plugins – 30 Mins

Topics:

  • Create Popup windows
  • Basic Animations
  • Internet Connectivity
  • Battery
  • Phone Details etc.

Effects-Themes – 30 Mins

Topics:

  1. Light Theme
  2. Dark Theme
  3. Customizing Theme
  4. Working with Data Pages

Working with Xamarin. Essentials – 30 Mins

Learning Objectives: Learn about designing Notifications and handling long running tasks with Async. Learn to handle memory management issues and secure local data using Xamarin Auth. Learn about Data caching and synchronization and automating the testing of Xamarin applications. Also, learn about Xamarin development best practices.

Consuming Azure App Service – 45 Mins

Notification – 45 Mins

Topics:

  1. Notification API
  2. Creating Notification Builder
  3. Setting Notification Properties
  4. Attaching Actions
  5. Issuing Notification

Handling Long Running Tasks – 45 Mins

Diagnosing Memory Management Issues – 60 Mins

Securing Local Data – 45 Mins

Topics:

  1. Using Xamarin. Auth and PCL Crypto to securely store data on-device

Data Caching and Synchronization – 60 Mins

Mini Project on Xamarin – 60 Mins

Automated Testing of Xamarin Applications – 60 Mins

Topics:

  1. Test Driven Design
  2. Challenges in Testing Xamarin Applications
  3. Testing the User Interface with Visual Studio App Center

Understanding Best Practices in Developing Xamarin Mobile Applications – 60 Mins

Topics:

  1. Walk Through: Xamarin.Forms Multiple Projects

Learning Objectives: Get an understanding of how to build a Xamarin app on Android. Learn the Android fundamentals, navigation, services, ListViews, Adapters and other important concepts through hands-on labs. Run, deploy and test your app. Also, learn about developing an iOS app in Xamarin. Learn concepts of TableView, Navigation, Auto layouts and testing and publishing the apps.

Xamarin.Android - Overview

Xamarin.Android – 40 Mins

  1. Introduction to Android
  2. Android Architecture
  3. Introduction to Xamarin.Android
  4. Xamarin.Android Application Structure
  5. Xamarin.Android Architecture
  6. Xamarin.Android Code Compilation
  7. Xamarin.Android APIs

Android fundamentals – 40 Mins

  1. Activities
  2. Views
  3. Layouts
  4. Resources
  5. Manifest

Android Activity – 40 Mins

  1. Activity Life Cycle
  2. Activity Life Cycle Events
  3. Activity States

ListViews and Adapters in Android – 30 Mins

RecyclerView and CardViews – 30 Mins

Toolbar and AppBar – 30 Mins

Android Navigation – 30 Mins

Android Services

Running, Deployment, Testing – 30 Mins

  1. Deploying app to Emulator and Devices
  2. Debugging in Emulator
  3. Debugging in Device
  4. Android Debug Log
  5. Testing app in different emulator

Xamarin.iOS - Overview

Introduction to Xamarin.iOS – 30 Mins

1. Create a Project, Define the UI and Implement Behavior

Introduction to Xamarin Designer for iOS – 30 Mins

2. Use the Xamarin.iOS storyboard to design a responsive, multi-screen application

Fundamentals of TableViews – 30 Mins

3. Display a data collection using the iOS UITableView

Customizing TableViews – 30 Mins

4. Create a unique look for TableView rows by implementing a custom UITableViewCell

AutoLayouts and Constraints – 30 Mins

Navigation Patterns – 30 Mins

5. Implement the Stack, Tab, Master-Detail and Pager UI Navigation patterns

Publishing an iOS App – 30 Mins

FAQs

The Course

Xamarin Studio is among the most popular platform for building mobile apps and the mobile app development scene is among the most lucrative career choices right now. Considering that there are more than 27.1 billion downloads of mobile apps annually, it makes sense to learn a platform like Xamarin that is used to build apps for Android and iOS. This course has been meticulously designed with a comprehensive curriculum and practical sessions for you to gain maximum knowledge through the workshop and start applying the concepts learned at your workplace. 

You will:

  • Why Xamarin is so popular with cross-platform native applications development
  • Build native iOS and Android apps and take your app development strategy to the next level
  • Write cross-platform UI code in a simple and concise manner and run the applications 
  • Learn how to use XAML, data binding and controls, within your Xamarin. Forms applications
  • Learn the common data access patterns for Xamarin’s iOS and Android platforms

By the end of this course, you would have gained knowledge on building native mobile apps for iOS and Android platforms. You can start developing and publishing your own apps and also seek employment in app development companies. 

There are no restrictions but good Understanding of C#/.NET Programming Concepts, OOPS Concepts and basic Knowledge of OS X usage and navigation would be desired.

Yes, KnowledgeHut offers this training online.

On successful completion of the course you will receive a course completion certificate issued by KnowledgeHut.

Your instructors are Xamarin experts who have years of industry experience.  

Finance Related

Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding) Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details: https://www.knowledgehut.com/refund

KnowledgeHut offers a 100% money back guarantee if the candidate withdraws from the course right after the first session. To learn more about the 100% refund policy, visit our Refund Policy.

The Remote Experience

In an online classroom, students can log in at the scheduled time to a live learning environment which is led by an instructor. You can interact, communicate, view and discuss presentations, and engage with learning resources while working in groups, all in an online setting. Our instructors use an extensive set of collaboration tools and techniques which improves your online training experience.

Minimum Requirements: MAC OS or Windows with 8 GB RAM and i3 processor

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What You Will Learn

Prerequisites
  • Good Understanding of C#/.NET Programming Concepts
  • Good Understanding of OOPS Concepts
  • Basic Knowledge of OS X usage and navigation would be desired, not mandatory

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Xamarin Certification Course in Houston, TX

Xamarin training in Houston

Houston with an estimated population of 2,325,502 people, is the most populous city in Texas. In terms of area, Houston is the largest city in the United States, whereas it is the 8th most expensive city in the country. Houston is a major manufacturing capital, with an industrial base in manufacturing, economy, aeronautics, and transportation. Designated as a global city, Houston headquarters the second-highest number of Fortune 500 companies. In this competitive market of Houston, it is advantageous to take up Xamarin training in Houston, for IT-professionals doing app-development.


About the Xamarin certification in Houston

The Xamarin certification in Houston is believed to be one of the most trusted IT-certification courses for developing mobile applications. Students enrolling in Xamarin certification training will be taught the importance of and difference between XAML and Code. Data binding and controls is another essential from the course to be dealt with in great detail. Students are required to attend 40 hours of live sessions and make assignments for 80 hours. They will also be a part of 6 live projects. To understand the concepts better, the students are given hands-on Xamarin experience.


Why should you take up the Xamarin online course in Houston

For professionals in the IT-sector, it is essential to maintain their learning velocity, in terms of updates and trending changes. In the multi-sector, highly automated economy of Houston, It-professionals equipped with the knowledge of app-development on Xamarin have a bright future. This course enables the enrollers to start developing their apps on their own and seek employment in app development companies. Houston being one of the biggest IT-hubs, majority of the economic sectors in Houston have turned to app-based services and solutions. Xamarin online course in Houston helps you gain knowledge on building native mobile apps for iOS and Android platforms, which is beneficial for an IT-professional to gain success and recognition in the field.


The KnowledgeHut advantage of Xamarin course in Houston

KnowledgeHut is an online training institute portal spread globally. It has one of the best trainer team that is committed and dedicated towards their work. They have devised their way of teaching in such a way that it is easily comprehensible by the students. They give personal attention to each student and do every possible thing to clear their doubts. KnowledgeHut coaching academy has devised an advanced way of conducting its course which gives practical knowledge to its students. The teaching methodology and curriculum design are perfectly done to suit modern-day industry requirements and thereby aimed at inculcating essential skills in learners of different courses.


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