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Xamarin 4.x Cross-Platform Application Development - Third Edition by Jonathan Peppers

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Building your first Android application

Setting up an Android application in Xamarin Studio is just as easy as it is for iOS and is very similar to the experience in Visual Studio. Xamarin Studio includes several project templates that are specific for Android to jump-start your development.

Xamarin Studio includes the following project templates:

  • Android App: A standard Android application that targets the newest Android SDKs installed on your machine.
  • Wear App: A project targeting Android Wear, for smartwatch devices.
  • WebView App: A project template for a hybrid app using HTML for certain parts. Support for Razor templating is available.
  • Class Library: A class library that can only be referenced by Android application projects.
  • Bindings Library: A ...

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