Xamarin Dev Days - Portland

Get a free hands-on learning experience with your local developer community to explore mobile development through sessions on Xamarin, Xamarin.Forms, and Azure Services. Put new knowledge into practice by building a Xamarin.Forms application in the afternoon in a hands-on lab!

Join your local Xamarin community at the Portland Mobile .NET User Group that meets regularly covering Xamarin, Azure, and other mobile topics. Be sure to check out the Xamarin Dev Days website to see all the upcoming events around the world.


Additional Information

Each Xamarin Dev Days is unique, but you’ll always walk away with a better understanding of how you can build, test, and monitor native iOS, Android, and Windows apps with Xamarin.

Organizers & Xamarin Experts

  • Ivan Bondy - @ivanbondy - Solution Architect & Microsoft Certified Solution Master at Microsoft
  • Heath Hodgert - @wheathh - Mobile Architect at Viewpoint Construction Software
  • Ryan Niebur - Software Development Engineer at Viewpoint Construction Software
  • Curtis Shipley - saltydogtechnology.com/blog - Founder of Salty Dog Technology
  • Joe Dunn - @joe_xbox - Community Engagement at Marquam
  • June Cho – Technical Solutions Professional at Microsoft

Local User Groups:


Time Session
09:00 AM Registration & Breakfast Served
09:30 - 10:10 Intro to Xamarin: Ivan Bondy
10:20 - 11:00 Xamarin Forms: Heath Hodgert
11:10 - 11:50 Xamarin + Azure: Ryan Niebur
12:00 - 01:00 Lunch
01:00 - 03:30 Track 1: Xamarin Hands on Lab
01:00 - 02:00 Track 2: The Business Case for Xamarin: Curtis Shipley
02:00 - 03:30 Track 2: UI Testing by June Cho
03:30 - 04:00 Wrap up, Raffle Items
04:00 PM Drinks / Reception

Event sponsored by:





  1. How to Prepare?
  2. Will food be provided?
    • Yes, breakfast and lunch are provided by Microsoft and Marquam.
    • Drinks are being planned for after the event.
    • Please contact your local organizer regarding food inquiries.
  3. Xamarin Dev Days Sponsorship?
    • Sponsorship opportunities are available for a single event or for multiple events.
    • Please contact the local organizers or devdays@xamarin.com to discuss details.