DevExpress controls for Xamarin.Forms allow you to easily extend the functionality of your iOS and Android applications created with Xamarin.Forms. With this technology and DevExpress controls, you can build feature-rich native mobile applications using a shared C# code and XAML markup.
The image below illustrates how the DevExpress Grid control defined in a shared XAML file is rendered for iOS and Android.
You can create both iOS and Android applications with DevExpress UI controls for Xamarin.Forms on the OS X or Windows operating system. The following development tools are required :
OS X Development Machine
- Xamarin Studio
- Xcode (for iOS development)
Windows Development Machine
- Xamarin Studio (allows Android development only) or Visual Studio supporting Xamarin development
- An additional networked OS X machine (for iOS development)
An Introduction to Xamarin.Forms contains information on the versions of supported operating systems and the development tools required to develop Xamarin.Forms applications.