In today’s time the technology keeps on changing at a rapid pace, the businesses rely on applications which are created using different programming languages. Moreover, each software and application created requires to run on different platforms and operating system.

Mobile application development is taking the unprecedented growth these days. According to recent statistics, it was found out that 62% of businesses have build the mobile application for their business.

In addition, there are some businesses who are still considering to create their mobile apps in order to promote their business and brand.

Xamarin is a San-Francisco based development company which provides the standards for cross-platform mobile application development which comes with in-built capabilities to create the native mobile apps for Android, iOS, and Windows.

Many Fortune 500 companies these days prefer using  Xamarin for developing the hybrid mobile apps. In addition, the businesses prefer to hire dedicated Xamarin developers who needs perfection and quality code over the factor costs.

In this blog, we will discuss 10 questions to ask to Xamarin developer before hiring them.

10 Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring Xamarin Developer

The 10 questions asked by businesses to hire Xamarin Developer

1. About Xamarin Programming Knowledge

It is considered as one of the most important questions you should ask to hire Xamarin developer. You should check whether that dedicated Xamarin developer has a complete knowledge of the technologies or not.

In addition, Xamarin framework is based on  programming languages like C# and ASP. For that, Xamarin developers should have expertise in those as well.

2. MVVM Paradigm

Just like other development frameworks, Xamarin framework has adopted the MVVM paradigm against the MVC. You should ask Xamarin developers about the MVVM paradigm in detail before hiring that dedicated Xamarin Developer.

3. Reactive UI

The Xamarin developer should have complete knowledge about ReactiveUI in Xamarin Framework. In addition, he should know about the UI development which supports Xamarin.Android, Xamarin iOS, Xamarin.Mac, Xamarin.Windows, Windows Forum, Windows Support, Windows Store, Universal Window Platform(UWP) and WPF.

You should ask all the questions to Xamarin developers for testing the developers knowledge in ReactiveUI.

4. Working With Xamarin Studio

You should ask questions to dedicated Xamarin developers about working of the Xamarin Studio and how it is used for developing cross-platform mobile applications.

5. Xamarin for Visual Studio

The Xamarin framework is a sole IDE for which visual studio supports for developing the native cross-platform mobile applications for Android, iOS, and Windows.

You should definitely ask questions to Xamarin developers based on working of Xamarin for Visual Studio.

6. Differentiate Between Xamarin.Android, Xamarin.iOS, and Xamarin.Mac

You should ask the questions to Xamarin developers on how to reuse the code for creating the cross-platform applications. The applications are created using C# programming language across different platforms.

7. Working On Xamarin Testing

You should ask questions to Xamarin developers on how the applications can be tested using the Xamarin Test Cloud and also the Xamarin developer should have complete knowledge about object-based UI testing as well.

8. Knows About Xamarin API and other 3rd Party Libraries

Before hiring the Xamarin developer, you should take test of dedicated Xamarin developer about the knowledge based on API and 3rd party libraries contained in the Xamarin programming.

9. Knowledge in Mobile App Development

You should check while hiring for a dedicated Xamarin developer that whether the Xamarin developer is good in cross-platform Xamarin development.

Also, they should ask that hired Xamarin developers about their experience in mobile app development and only not in web and server based programming for Xamarin.

10. Xamarin Performance-Oriented Programming

In order to hire Xamarin Developer, you should check whether that dedicated Xamarin developer is able to integrate the payment gateway and in-app purchase in their mobile application.

Moreover, you should check that the dedicated Xamarin Developer should have the experience in in-app optimization at designing as well programming level also.


As we discussed above these are the 10 important questions that the businesses should ask while they are hiring any Xamarin developer. The developer which the business will hire should be well diversified and must have the complete knowledge related to the Xamarin app development framework. The things businesses should take in consideration in order to hire Xamarin developers are Optimum budget and Improved productivity of Xamarin Developers.

Moreover, the businesses should check for freelancers or reputed development companies who has the successful history in creation of the Xamarin projects. Therefore, the businesses must check ratings and feedbacks of freelancers before hiring them to create Xamarin application for the business.


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