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Black Friday Sale!

You don’t have to risk life and limb braving the crowds for an amazing deal in the post-Thanksgiving sales madness.  Xamarin has a special promotion to reward developers committed to mobile hacking this holiday weekend. That means you!

Xamarin invites you to celebrate the season by building new and inspiring apps to share with the world. And, in the spirit of the holidays, we want to share the joy of MonoTouch and Mono For Android with your friends. That’s why, between now and Sunday, we invite you to tweet Xamarin for huge black friday savings. Just follow the link to post a message about Xamarin’s black friday promotion from your Twitter account, and you will be redirected to awesome savings.

To take advantage of this spectacular deal, just visit

Don’t be late: this offer is only good while supplies last!


Xamarin @ BUILD

Pssst! Xamarin operatives have found a way to smuggle some interesting contraband into BUILD.  Well, near BUILD.  Practically in the same building…

Come see .NET on iPhone, iPad, and Android, Thursday evening, 6:30p-8:30p at the Sheraton Park Hotel Anaheim.

Hang out with Xamaritans (including Miguel).  Enjoy seeing C# as it was meant to be.  We’ll answer all of your questions about MonoTouch, Mono for Android, and the future of cross-platform .NET. We’ll also have a special offer just for attendees.

We’ll even pay for drinks so you don’t have to feel bad about ditching those other guys.

Save 50% on Mono for Android in September

You’ve asked for it, so you’ve got it:

For the month of September, Xamarin is offering an amazing MonoTouch + Mono for Android bundle promotion.

Save 50% on Mono for Android by purchasing it together with MonoTouch.  That’s $200 off of MonoTouch and Mono for Android Professional, or a total $500 savings on our Enterprise products.  Visit to purchase today.

If you are already a MonoTouch or Mono for Android customer, and would like to take advantage of the bundle promotion, email a request for the discount, along with your activation code, to

Back to School with Xamarin

This fall, Xamarin wants to help students turn their big ideas into amazing mobile apps. And so we’re announcing a generous new pricing policy for students and teachers.

Students currently enrolled at an accredited institution can purchase a full MonoTouch or Mono for Android Professional license for $79. Use your license to write great apps and games for iOS and Android, and deploy them to your friend’s devices, or even publish to Apple’s App Store or the Android Market.

And since we believe C# is a great language for teaching, we are making it easy for educators to teach iOS and Android app development with Mono. Instructors leading courses on mobile development can take advantage of our amazing 90% academic discount to purchase MonoTouch or Mono for Android Enterprise at $99/seat.

To apply for either of these incredible educational discount programs, send proof of enrollment or course and lab details to