Getting Started Series

Setup and Installation

Get Xamarin.Android set up and running in Visual Studio. This section covers downloading, installation, emulator configuration, device provisioning, and more.

Hello, Android

In this two-part guide, you'll build your first Xamarin.Android application using Visual Studio, and you'll develop an understanding of the fundamentals of Android application development with Xamarin. Along the way, this guide introduces you to the tools, concepts, and steps required to build and deploy a Xamarin.Android application.

Hello, Android Multiscreen

In this two-part guide, you'll expand the application created in Hello, Android so that it implements a second screen. Along the way, you will be introduced to the basic Android Application Building Blocks and dive deeper into Android architecture as you develop a better understanding of Android application structure and functionality.

Xamarin for Java Developers

This article provides an introduction to C# programming for Java developers, focusing primarily on the C# language features that Java developers will encounter while learning about Xamarin.Android app development.

Xamarin University Video

Building Your First Android App with Xamarin for Visual Studio, by Xamarin University