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Building Engaging Cross Platform Applications using Rider and Avalonia – Webinar Recording

The recording of our webinar, Building Engaging Cross Platform Applications using Rider and Avalonia, with Dan Walmsley and Mike James, is now available. Subscribe to our community newsletter to receive notifications about future webinars.

Avalonia is a cross platform XAML framework for .NET. It lets you build rich application experiences using XAML markup language and C# (or another .NET language). In this session, let’s see how.

Together, we can build an engaging music store application. We’ll see how to get started with Avalonia, how to deal with images, bind lists in the UI using MVVM, and more! We will go over various concepts, and see how to jump start an application with Avalonia and Rider.

Webinar agenda:

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 3:51 – What is Avalonia?
  • 8:24 – Why use Avalonia?
  • 11:17 – Get started with Avalonia in Rider
  • 27:55 – Building a Music Store application
  • 48:48 – Custom controls in Avalonia
  • 1:01:08 – Future of Avalonia
  • 1:04:28 – Q&A


Download Rider and give it a try!

About the presenters:

Dan Walmsley
Dan is a maintainer of Avalonia. For many years he has been helping people learn Avalonia and bring their applications cross platform.

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Mike James
Mike has spent his entire career building cross-platform apps with technologies like Qt, Xamarin and now Avalonia. He currently works at Microsoft as part of the developer relations team, where he focuses his time creating content to help .NET developers build modern apps.

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