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Couchbase and Xamarin Announce General Availability of Couchbase Lite for .NET

Xamarin and Couchbase Joint Development Effort Brings Natively Written C# Mobile JSON Database to Mobile App Developers Writing for All Mobile Platforms

Mountain View, Calif. and Atlanta, GA– October 9, 2014Couchbase, Inc., provider of the most complete NoSQL database, and Xamarin, the company that empowers developers to build fully native mobile apps across all major platforms, today announced general availability of the jointly developed Couchbase Lite for .NET.  Couchbase Lite is the world’s first and only full featured, flexible, embedded, JSON database that runs locally on the device and is built from the ground up for mobile devices. Couchbase is demonstrating the newly available .NET version of Couchbase Lite at Xamarin Evolve.

“Xamarin’s mission is to make it fast, easy and fun to build great mobile apps,” said Miguel de Icaza, co-founder and CTO, Xamarin.  “Trying to write code to manage remote data synchronization is not fun.  Couchbase Mobile products, and specifically Couchbase Lite for .NET, give our developer community a platform to write more robust, responsive and available applications in a fraction of the time it used to take.  We are thrilled to be delivering Couchbase Lite to the .NET and Xamarin developer communities.”

The release of Couchbase Lite for .NET is a joint development effort between Couchbase and Xamarin. The general availability of .NET comes four months after the beta release of the product. Through this collaboration, Xamarin and Couchbase give developers the opportunity to use code that is portable to iOS and Android via Xamarin as well as on Microsoft mobile, tablet, and desktop platforms.

“Couchbase Lite for .NET makes it easy for developers to build mobile apps that always work online or offline,” said Wayne Carter, Chief Architect, Mobile at Couchbase. “We are thrilled to be collaborating with Xamarin to deliver better technology for developers to build blazing fast applications that run on Windows, iOS and Android.”

Couchbase Lite for .NET is available for download today.

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