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Learn How to Download Xamarin for Visual Studio 2019 and Create Your First App


Download Xamarin for Visual Studio 2019




Do you want to create native Android, iOS, and Windows apps with a single shared .NET code base? If so, you need Xamarin, a powerful and versatile tool that allows you to use C# and Visual Studio to build cross-platform mobile applications. In this article, you will learn how to download and install Xamarin in Visual Studio 2019, as well as how to add it to an existing Visual Studio installation. You will also learn what are the next steps after installing Xamarin, such as setting up your iOS and Android development environments. Let's get started!


What is Xamarin?




Xamarin is a set of tools and libraries that enable you to use C# and .NET to create native mobile apps for Android, iOS, and Windows. With Xamarin, you can share code, logic, and user interface elements across all platforms, while still taking advantage of the native features and performance of each platform. Xamarin also integrates with Visual Studio, a fully-featured and extensible IDE that offers code editing, debugging, testing, publishing, and more.




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Benefits of Xamarin




Some of the benefits of using Xamarin for mobile app development are:


  • You can use your existing C# and .NET skills and knowledge to create mobile apps.



  • You can reuse code and components across different platforms, reducing development time and cost.



  • You can access the full range of functionality exposed by the underlying platform and device, including platform-specific features like ARKit and Android Multi-Window mode.



  • You can deliver native user interfaces that look and feel the way the end user expects.



  • You can leverage platform-specific hardware acceleration and optimize performance.



  • You can use Visual Studio as your IDE, which provides a rich set of tools and services for mobile app development.



Requirements for Xamarin




To use Xamarin, you need the following:


  • A Windows PC or a Mac computer.



  • Visual Studio 2019 Community, Professional, or Enterprise edition.



  • The Mobile development with .NET workload installed in Visual Studio.



  • A Mac build host if you want to develop iOS apps on Windows (see for details).



  • An iOS developer account if you want to run your app on an iOS device (see for details).



  • An Android SDK and emulator if you want to develop Android apps (see for details).



  • An Android device and a USB cable if you want to run your app on an Android device (see for details).



How to install Xamarin in Visual Studio 2019




Xamarin can be installed as part of a new Visual Studio 2019 installation, with the following steps:


Step 1: Download Visual Studio 2019




Download Visual Studio 2019 Community, Professional, or Enterprise from the . Double-click the downloaded package to start installation.


Step 2: Select the Mobile development with .NET workload




Select the Mobile development with .NET workload from the workloads tab in the Visual Studio Installer. This will install the required components for Xamarin development, such as the .NET Core SDK, the Android SDK, and the Xamarin SDK. You can also optionally select additional features, such as Android NDK, Android emulator, and iOS simulator.


Step 3: Launch Visual Studio and verify Xamarin installation




Launch Visual Studio 2019 and create a new project. You should see the Mobile App (Xamarin.Forms) template under the C# category. Select it and click Next. Give your project a name and location, and click Create. You will be asked to choose a UI framework and a platform for your app. For this example, choose Blank App and Android and iOS. Click OK to create your project.


You should see your project structure in the Solution Explorer window. You should also see two projects under your solution: one for Android and one for iOS. These are the platform-specific projects that contain the native code and resources for each platform. You can double-click on them to open their properties and settings.


You should also see a shared project that contains the common code and UI elements for your app. This is where you will write most of your app logic using C# and XAML. You can double-click on the MainPage.xaml file to open the XAML designer and see a preview of your app UI.


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To verify that Xamarin is installed correctly, you can try to build and run your app on an emulator or a device. To do this, select the platform you want to run from the dropdown menu at the top of Visual Studio, and then click the green play button. This will launch the emulator or device and deploy your app to it. You should see a blank screen with "Welcome to Xamarin.Forms!" text on it.


How to add Xamarin to an existing Visual Studio 2019 installation




If you already have Visual Studio 2019 installed on your machine, but you don't have Xamarin, you can add it with the following steps:


Step 1: Run the Visual Studio installer and modify workloads




Run the Visual Studio installer from the Start menu or the Windows search bar. Click on the Modify button next to your Visual Studio edition. This will open the workloads tab in the Visual Studio Installer.


Step 2: Follow the steps above to install Xamarin




Select the Mobile development with .NET workload and any additional features you want, and then click Modify. This will download and install the required components for Xamarin development. After the installation is complete, you can launch Visual Studio 2019 and follow the steps above to create a Xamarin app.


Next steps after installing Xamarin




After installing Xamarin, you are ready to start developing cross-platform mobile apps with C# and .NET. However, there are some additional steps you may need to take depending on your target platforms:


iOS development setup




If you want to develop iOS apps on Windows, you need a Mac build host that runs Xcode and connects to your Windows machine over a network. This is because iOS apps require a Mac to compile and sign them before they c


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