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IDE by Microsoft that allows application development for many platforms. Includes Xamarin as an option for Cross Platform app development.

PCL netstandard multi-target library implementation using project.json

netstandard project.json

Remarks At the time of this writing project.json is being moved in to the .csproj file. However, this requires Visual Studio 2017 and might not be mature enough. So if you’re still rollin’ VS 2015 or want to stick with project.json, this tutorial is for you. The new black As a Xamarin (Forms) developer we’ve historically heavily on Portable Class Libraries; PCL. However, the world has changed with the introduction of net core and the […]

Installing Xamarin tools

It can be challenging to get all the pieces together for Xamarin (Forms) to work. Here’s some guidance on how to get past those first hurdles. Install Xamarin for Visual Studio From Visual Studio 2015 Xamarin is included with the installer under Cross-Platform, but you can always use the standalone installer from Xamarin’s web site. Follow the steps of the installer to get going. This will add “Xamarin Visual Studio” integration and project / file […]