As with any craft, we need tools to build anything. Here is a summary of some of the tools we will be using to create our applications.
In this book, you will find that Visual Studio 2013 Professional is used. For the iOS content, we will be using Visual Studio—although it is in conjunction with Xamarin and Apple's Xcode.
You can use the community edition of Visual Studio 2013 if you don't have a license to Visual Studio 2013 professional or higher. It can be downloaded from http://www.visualstudio.com/.
All third-party dependencies and all the libraries mentioned in this chapter, for instance, will be pulled in using NuGet.
In the interest of saving space in the book, the description of how to use NuGet sits here ...