The Xamarin approach to building cross-platform native apps combines the essential characteristics of native apps–native UI, native performance, and native device access–with the efficiency and time-to-market advantages of code sharing. Xamarin is the only solution for multi-platform app development that is native in all 3 ways.

  • Native User Interfaces: Xamarin apps are built with standard, native user interface controls. Apps not only look the way the end user expects, they behave that way too.
  • Native API Access: Xamarin apps have access to the full spectrum of functionality exposed by the underlying platform and device, including platform-specific capabilities like iBeacons and Android Fragments.
  • Native Performance: Xamarin apps leverage platform-specific hardware acceleration, and are compiled for native performance. This can’t be achieved with solutions that interpret code at runtime.


With Xamarin, you can build high-quality, high-performance apps for iOS, Android and Windows in a fraction of the time, thanks to between 60-100% code sharing across platforms. You can even reuse existing C# code to further accelerate development.

Other benefits developing your native mobile apps with Xamarin include:

  • Mobile Testing Made Easy. Catch bugs early, slash costly development mistakes, and reduce last-minue blockers. 
  • Improve App Performance with Real-Time Monitoring. Track crashes and exceptions, investigate what your live users are experiencing, and fix issues – fast.
  • Extensive Ecosystem. Speed app development with 300+ integrations that can be added to your app with a few lines of code.

Why Merit Solutions?

Merit Solutions teams dedicated Xamarin certified mobile engineers with business process consultants to enable organizations to extend their data visibility and deliver enterprise quality mobile experiences to their customers and users. Organizations like Stanley Steemer and The Jackson Laboratory have partnered with Merit Solutions to build their cross-platform solutions with Xamarin – deploying a variety of B2B, B2C, and B2E solutions. 

Our proven end-to-end mobile application development methodology includes working with clients throughout the entire process, from developing mobility strategies and technology plans through to the design and adoption of enterprise mobile applications. This Agile software development approach is:

  • User story driven and focuses on the needs of end users, keeping solutions lean. Every feature needs to incrementally add value to users or customers.
  • Transparent and collaborative, keeping clients informed and engaged. We encourage clients to be involved every step of the way, including prioritizing features, sprint planning, and review sessions. 
  • Iterative and incremental, keeping predictable, time-bound Sprints. New solution features can be delivered and implemented quickly and frequently.
  • Flexible, keeping all options open. There is always the opportunity to reprioritize or add new features to the backlog to be included in the next Sprint.
  • Designed to increase quality, keeping value high. We continuously monitor every feature delivered, finding issues earlier and resolving them before they get bigger.

Merit Solutions provides tailored services and solutions that focus on reducing the risks associated with enterprise mobility projects while driving maximum value for clients.

Download the Merit Solutions Mobile Application from your device store (Apple, Android, Windows). This application was developed once using Xamarin and is deployed across all three device platforms!