O'Reilly logo

Xamarin Mobile Development for Android Cookbook by Matthew Leibowitz

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Creating Xamarin.Android projects

Before any apps can be created, the development environment has to be set up and the software downloaded and installed.

Getting ready

Before we start creating any Android apps, we need to get our tools in place using the installer from Xamarin.

  1. Go to http://xamarin.com/download:
    Getting ready
  2. Enter your details for registration.
  3. Click on the Download Xamarin for Windows or Download Xamarin for OS X links, depending on the operating system you are using.
  4. Once the download has completed, launch the installer, following the on-screen instructions. Setup will continue to download and install all the required components:
  5. Once the installer ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required