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Xamarin Mobile Application Development for Android by Mark Reynolds

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Creating the app

We are now ready to create the Point of Interest app as follows:

  1. Launch Xamarin Studio.
  2. From the File menu, navigate to New | Solution. The New Solution view will be presented as shown in the following screenshot:
    Creating the app
  3. Select the Android section under C# on the left-hand side of the screen, Android Application from the middle list, and enter POIApp in the Name field. Review the project location and adjust if desired. Click on OK.
  4. Xamarin Studio will create both a solution and project folder. The project folder will contain a default MainActivity.cs class and a Main.axml layout file.

Xamarin Studio IDE

After creating POIApp, the project

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