Setting up the solution

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

  1. In Visual Studio, click on 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, click on App on the left-hand side, under the Multiplatform section, and then select Blank Forms App, as shown in the following screenshot:
  1. On the next dialog screen, enter the name of the app, TripLog, ensure that Use Portable Class Library is selected for the Shared Code option, and that Use XAML ...

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