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Xamarin is a Microsoft-owned software company founded in May 2011 by the engineers that created Mono, Mono for Android and MonoTouch that are cross-platform implementations of the Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) and Common Language Specifications (often called Microsoft .NET).

Xamarin is used for cross-platform developing of  Android, iOS and Windows apps with a native look and feel with a shared C#  codebase.

Why Xamarin?

  • Fast
  • Shared code reduces developing time
  • Access devices APIs
  • Native look and feel
  • C# and .NET features