Preview 1


The first preview was done on August 18th, this initial release contains enough for our users to get a taste of what MonoDroid will be like, but there are still various loose ends that wont be resolved for this preview. The features include:

  • Visual Studio 2010 plugin to develop, debug and deploy Android applications.
  • MonoDroid runtime for Android devices.
  • Mono binding to access the Java class libraries that are part of Android from C#.
  • Core samples to get started with Monodroid
  • Basic Activity MonoDroid Visual Studio templates.
  • Based on a Mono 2.6 profile.
  • Basic documentation generated from our Java to C# translation tools.

Xamarin Workbook

If it's not already installed, install the Xamarin Workbooks app first. The workbook file should download automatically, but if it doesn't, just click to start the workbook download manually.