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Xamarin Certification Training in Pittsburgh, PA, 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

Overview

The mobile app development space is a very exciting and happening place to be involved with right now. It has been projected that by 2021 the total number of apps downloaded would be a staggering 352 billion. Mobile app development is among the hottest career trends with salaries going up to $ 105,299 annually. Learning the Xamarin Studio, the Integrated Development Environment (IDE) used to create Android, iOS, and Mac applications, will help you forge a career in mobile development.

Our comprehensive curriculum will help you thoroughly understand the platform right from installation to configuration, controls and web services. You will learn how to use the Xamarin platform and build mobile applications by incorporating Xamarin Forms, XAML, lists and views.  Write code to access the database and application resources and the basics of testing and publishing. Use Xamarin best practices to create and publish your own native iOS and Android apps. Our workshop is fully experiential and will make you industry ready through the hands on lab sessions that focus on giving you maximum exposure on the Xamarin platform.

Enrol now and get started on a lucrative career in app development.

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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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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

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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.

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

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Xamarin Certification Course in Pittsburgh, PA

Xamarin Professional Training in Pittsburgh

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About the Xamarin Professional Course in Pittsburgh

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