Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 25th Feb 2016 00:13 UTC, submitted by mbpark

As part of this commitment I am pleased to announce today that Microsoft has signed an agreement to acquire Xamarin, a leading platform provider for mobile app development.

In conjunction with Visual Studio, Xamarin provides a rich mobile development offering that enables developers to build mobile apps using C# and deliver fully native mobile app experiences to all major devices - including iOS, Android, and Windows. Xamarin's approach enables developers to take advantage of the productivity and power of .NET to build mobile apps, and to use C# to write to the full set of native APIs and mobile capabilities provided by each device platform. This enables developers to easily share common app code across their iOS, Android and Windows apps while still delivering fully native experiences for each of the platforms. Xamarin's unique solution has fueled amazing growth for more than four years.

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RE[7]: Not Surprising
by tanishaj on Thu 25th Feb 2016 18:15 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Not Surprising"
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I agree 100% with Miguel. I am a huge Mono fan. I run Linux on all my servers. This comment is being typed on a Mac.

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