Appendix A. Setting up your environment for .NET MAUI development

Getting started with .NET MAUI is a straightforward experience. You can use either Windows or macOS to develop apps with .NET MAUI, and in this appendix, we’ll walk through the steps of installing the right dependencies for each of these OSes.

A.1 Setup on Windows

  1. Install the latest version of Visual Studio 2022. Any edition is fine, including the free Community edition. There are no features that you would need for .NET MAUI development that are only in the paid editions. If you already have Visual Studio installed, open the Visual Studio installer and proceed to step 2.

  2. Ensure that you select the.NET Multi-platform App UI development workload. This will set up everything ...

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