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Mastering Xamarin UI Development - Second Edition by Steven F. Daniel

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Creating a Xamarin project for both iOS and Android

In this section, we will take a look at how to create a Xamarin.Forms solution for the first time. We will begin by developing the basic structure for our application, as well as creating and designing the user interface files using XAML, and then creating the C# code to display planetary information.

Before we can proceed, we need to create our PlanetaryApp project. It is very simple to create this using Visual Studio for Mac. Simply follow these steps:

  1. Firstly, launch the Visual Studio application; depending on your version of Visual Studio installed, you'll be presented with the following screen:
Visual Studio Community IDE
  1. Next, choose the New Project… option, or alternatively choose  ...

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