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Xamarin Blueprints by Michael Williams

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Xamarin.Forms, Windows Phone, and Visual Studio

Now let's look at sharing our MainPage interface with Windows Phone.

Note

Not everyone will extend an app onto Windows Phone, so if you are not interested in creating a Windows Phone example you can skip this part.

We are going to be using Microsoft Visual Studio, so open it up and open the SpeechTalk solution file (SpeechTalk.sln) we created in Xamarin Studio. Portability between the two IDEs is very good; watch the solution port directly into Visual Studio and open your PCL file without any issues.

Tip

Create a GIT repository to help control the continuous change between Xamarin Studio and Visual Studio, we recommend creating a GIT repository for every chapter.

The iOS and Android projects may not be ...

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