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MAY 26, 2016 - KHARKIV, UKRAINE - Program-Ace attended the world's largest cross-platform mobile conference devoted to the development on a popular Xamarin platform. The conference was held at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida on April 24–28, 2016. The Program-Ace team was inspired to have a chance to visit this fascinating event with an unforgettable atmosphere.
The five-day program included dozens of report papers that touched base of a variety of topics. Over one hundred industry specialists covered Xamarin-related subjects and over fifteen hundred of developers, artists, and decision-makers shared their thoughts about the current state of the cross-platform mobile industry and contemporary strategies and shape the future of mobile applications.
Program-Ace was represented by two Senior Xamarin developers who attended the conference in order to get expert insights about advanced Xamarin tendencies and approaches.
Xamarin Evolve 16 is a very important event in the cross-platform mobile world. Over 1,500 industry experts shared their thoughts and development experience using the Xamarin platform. Among the featured speakers were Nat Friedman, CEO and co-founder at Xamarin, Miguel de Icaza, CTO and co-founder at Xamarin, Steve Wozniak, inventor of Apple and Macintosh computers and Dustin Campbell, Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft. The presented papers and lectures have been divided into a few categories such as design, build, integrate, test, monitor, and secure. Xamarin Evolve 16 community discussed the following topics:
This conference was also a platform for big announcements regarding the new features and developments of Xamarin. The following focuses were highlighted among them:
Xamarin Evolve 16 has been supported and sponsored by a large number of world-famous companies and opinion shapers. Avanade became Gold sponsor while VMware airwatch, Bluetube, ARXAN, Intel Software, Philips, Zebra, Dropbox, Couchbase, Judo, and others acted as Silver sponsors. Some of the world's famous corporations and studios got involved in this event as exhibitors that had the opportunity to introduce their products to mass markets. Among them were: Urban Airship, Bitrise, Cloudmine, Xuni, Willowtree, Neudesic, Apperian, CartoDB, Kinvey, XenMobile, and AppDome.
Beside the intense days of conference and expo, Xamarin Evolve 16 introduced the Xammy Awards ceremony. It is designed for rewarding the first-rate applications in three categories - Best Social Impact App, Best Consumer App, and Best Enterprise App. In 2016, choosing the winners of the Xammy Awards was nearly impossible; however, all of them has been announced at the stage:
Xamarin Evolve 16 became the greatest and largest cross-platform development event of this spring and our company was excited to join the community of intelligent and gifted developers, testers, managers, and other decision-makers from all corners of the world. Our team gained valuable insights from the cross-platform industry and learned important lessons about the Xamarin platform that allow us to become one of the most influential app development companies in the world.