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Xamarin Mobile Development for Android Cookbook by Matthew Leibowitz

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Preparing the app package

Once we have created an Android app, we may want to be able to upload it to Google Play for the users to download. This is no small task as there are many things that we can do to improve user reach and acceptance.

How to do it...

One of the first things we can do to get our app ready for the store is to ensure that we have all the textual translations ready for all the regions that we are going to release to:

  1. We can specify our default resources in the values/strings.xml resource file. For example, if the English language is the default language, our resource file would contain:
    <resources>
      <string name="message">English Text</string>
      <string name="popup">English Popup</string>
    </resources>
  2. We can provide a French translation ...

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