Let's create our Xamarin application. Select File | New | Project, and you'll be presented with the following screen:
Once you've selected a Xamarin application, you're presented with a further dialog:
- Select whether to create the application for iOS, Android, or both. We'll just create an Android application.
- Select a Blank template, so we can see exactly what we are creating.
Now that we've configured the template, we can create our project (by selecting Create).