Cross-Platform Android App Gateway Payment System using Xamarin


  • Osaremwinda Omorogiuwa Department of Computer Science & Information Technology, Igbinedion University Okada, Edo State, Nigeria
  • Ejaita Abugor Okpako Department of Information and Communication Technology, University of Delta, Agbor, Delta State, Nigeria
  • Juliana Ndunagu Department of Computer Science, National Open University, Nigeria


Android apps, Cross-platforms, Hybrid apps, Native apps, Xamarin, Web apps


Most mobile applications lacks cross platforms portability and capabilities. As such, developers tend to use specific code base that runs only on a native android application built using Java or a native iOS application built using Swift.  In developing mobile application, same application is therefore required to be developed using the appropriate native app required software development. This leads to duplication of efforts, more cost, time consumption and maintenance. Although, the applications are the same, mobile application has to be developed separately because of platform independence. This paper proposes the use of Xamarin in developing mobile apps due to its cross-platform capabilities. Using Xamarin save cost, create a single code base for faster development and less maintenance while still maintaining native app performance and user experience.  To substantiate Xamarin suitability, a gateway payment system was development and tested, the results showed actual cross platform functionalities in a seamless manner.

Author Biography

Osaremwinda Omorogiuwa, Department of Computer Science & Information Technology, Igbinedion University Okada, Edo State, Nigeria

Lecturer, Department of Computer Science and Information Technology.


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How to Cite

Osaremwinda Omorogiuwa, Ejaita Abugor Okpako, & Juliana Ndunagu. (2023). Cross-Platform Android App Gateway Payment System using Xamarin. International Journal of Computer (IJC), 48(1), 37–47. Retrieved from