Cape Town based software start-up, Full Stack, has announced that it has signed a deal with Xamarin, the global leader in cross-platform mobile enterprise software development, to become the first Xamarin Premier Consulting Partner in Africa.
The Xamarin platform uses a single shared code base that allows for businesses to develop mobile apps that run natively on iOS, Android, Mac and Windows devices.
Andrew La Grange, co-founder of Full Stack, says, “We chose to work with Xamarin as it’s the only platform that lets you develop one mobile solution and apply it to all handsets. This means we save time and money because we only need to build the solution once.”
Full Stack has been expanding rapidly as it creates mobile solutions for its ever-growing client base that includes businesses such as AndPeople and OurHood; with Xamarin playing a big part of that strong growth. “Customers want native apps, but they need development houses that can deliver those apps within a reasonable timeline and budget without compromising the quality or execution,” says La Grange.
With Full Stack being on the verge of rolling out several major social, retail and financial applications in the coming months, Erik Polzin, Director of Consulting Partners at Xamarin, explains why they selected Full Stack as their Premier Consulting Partner in Africa. “Companies that embrace mobility today have a vital opportunity to expand their value and reach. With Full Stack’s mobile leadership and Xamarin’s platform expertise, we’ll be able to help organisations develop and grow successful mobile strategies.”
Xamarin is the technology behind globally successful mobile apps such as Rdio, Wordament and Flipboard.
“For us, partnership is a large part of our DNA. We have had a robust partnership with KINGLY, our app design and UX partners, with whom we share all our mobile work, from day one; and we work with specialist product owners such as SpeakMobile to ensure that our clients have their needs addressed holistically from a strategic perspective. We now join with Xamarin, already a great partner, to rapidly deliver high quality, cost effective, native mobile apps across Africa,” adds La Grange.