Xamarin, the company behind the cross-platform mobile development platform with the same name, today announced that it has recently acquired the Danish mobile testing startup LessPainful. LessPainful is the company behind the popular open source cross-platform functional test platform for Android and iOS, and Xamarin has already put this acquisition to use. The Xamarin Test Cloud, the automated… → Read More
It’s almost 2013 and you’d think that at this point every NBA team has probably had its own official mobile app for a few years now, but that’s not exactly the case. The Portland Trail Blazers, for example, just launched their own official mobile app for iOS in late November. Earlier this month, I sat down with Dan Harbison, the team’s senior director of Interactive Media, to talk about how the… → Read More
Xamarin, makers of cross-platform frameworks for building mobile applications, today announced a $12 million round of funding from Charles River Ventures, Ignition Partners and Floodgate.
Xamarin was founded in May last year after Novell laid off the staff working on Mono, an open source project that brings Microsoft’s .NET development framework to non-Microsoft operating systems like Linux. → Read More