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Xamarin Essentials by Mark Reynolds

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Creating the NationalParks Xamarin.Forms app

Now that we have a solid understanding of Xamarin.Forms, let's convert our NationalParks app to use the new framework. For this exercise, we will follow the same app flow that we have used in the iOS app so far, meaning that we will have a list page, a detail page to view, and an edit page to add and update.

Creating the solution

We will start by creating an entirely new project by performing the following steps:

  1. To start with, access the File menu and navigate to New | New Solution.
  2. In the New Solution dialog box, navigate to C# | Mobile Apps, select the Blank App (Xamarin.Forms Portable) template, enter NationalParks in the Name field, choose the appropriate Location value, and click on OK.
  3. Review the ...

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