Xamarin.Forms from experiment to an actual product “B Crypto News” the beginning

It’s being 4 months that “B Crypto News” it’s live on the google play store and I wanted to give you a recap of what has happened.

These past months we’ve been working with some new features. The very first version of the application was very simple it was just a news feed from:


No strings attached! No Login, no registration, no navigation. A list of cryptocurrency news with images based on a public API. It was just too simple. A couple of features we came up with were adding a youtube video feed from @altcoindaily an obviously a way to get there so we added Tabbed navigation, on the news part we added another public API, this one is from:

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A Xamarin.Forms app in 12 hours (experiment)

Inspired by this two blog post:



I decided to give it a go. Here is the story:

The Idea

Well, this is actually… the second time I try this. The first application that I tried was 2 months ago with a Fifa world cup application. Which was a total “disaster” The Android application was only downloaded 36 times and that was only because the support of my family and friends who actually downloaded the app.

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