Build amazing iOS and Android apps with technology you already know
Rob Lauer. Telerik Developer Network. 2016-10-26.
Having lived most of my development life inside of Visual Studio, hacking away at mediocre Web Forms apps, it was a shock to my system when mobile-first became the mantra of web development. Add to that mobile app development, and add to that native mobile app development, and you had one lonely and confused .NET developer.
Xamarin may appear to be the logical choice for many .NET developers as I’m afraid they may not be looking past the almighty C#. No knocks on Xamarin here (heck, we offer Telerik UI for Xamarin!), but let’s look at how a free and open source framework can maybe, just maybe, be a better option.