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Getting Started with Xamarin Edition / Creating a New Xamarin.Forms App
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    Creating a New Xamarin.Forms App
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    This topic demonstrates how to create a new cross platform app in Visual Studio or Visual Studio for MAC. See the System Requirements before proceeding.

    To know more about Sharing Code Options in Xamarin, visit:
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/xamarin/cross-platform/app-fundamentals/code-sharing

    Complete the following steps to create a new Xamarin.Forms Portable or Shared App:

    1. Select File | New | Project.
    2. Under Installed templates, select Visual C# | Cross-Platform.
    3. In the center pane, select Mobile App (Xamarin.Forms).

    4. Add a name for your app and select a location to save it.
    5. Click OK. A New Cross Platform App dialog appears.
    6. Select Blank from the available templates and choose either .NET Standard or Shared Project from the Code Sharing Strategy options.
    7. Click OK.

    1. Select New Project.
    2. In the New Project window, select Multiplatform | App.
    3. In the right pane, select Forms App or Blank Forms App, and then click Next.
    4. Enter an App Name for your Forms App.
    5. Click Create to create a new Forms App.

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