In this section, we will take a look at how to create the CustomMapOverlay class that will inherit from our Xamarin.Forms.Maps namespace and implement the underlying properties and instance methods. These will be used to create a native map overlay using a CustomRenderer class for both our iOS and Android platforms.
Let's start by creating the CustomMapOverlay class by performing the following steps:
- First, create a new Empty Class called CustomMapOverlay within the Views folder, as you did in the section entitled Creating and implementing the LocationService class, located within this chapter.
- Next, ensure that the CustomMapOverlay.cs file is displayed within the code editor and enter the following ...