Creating the initial app

To start off the new TripLog mobile app project, we need to create the initial solution architecture. We can also create the core shell of our app's user interface by creating the initial screens based on the basic features we just defined.

Setting up the solution

We will start things off by creating a brand new, blank Xamarin.Forms solution within Xamarin Studio, using the following steps:

  1. In Xamarin Studio, click File | New | Solution. This will bring up a series of dialog screens that will walk you through creating a new Xamarin.Forms solution. On the first dialog, select App on the left, under the Cross-platform section, and then select Xamarin.Forms App in the middle and click Next, as shown in the following screenshot: ...

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