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Xamarin Essentials by Mark Reynolds

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Chapter 10. Preparing Xamarin.Android Apps for Distribution

In this chapter, we will discuss activities related to preparing a Xamarin.Android app for distribution and look at the various options for distributing apps. Many of the activities we will discuss are an integral part of any Android app deployment. However, in this chapter, we will try to narrow the scope of our coverage to aspects that are unique to developing with Xamarin.Android. We will cover the following topics:

  • App profiling
  • Android Build settings for distributing apps
  • App distribution options

Preparing for a release APK

Prior to publishing a signed APK file for release, there are a number of activities that need to be completed. The following sections discuss topics that should be ...

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