In support of this, and in parallel with our hardware development efforts, we’ve made substantial investments in our software stack.
For this reason, we won't go into the details here of how to use the designer.
Once you've done the steps in Setup and install and Verify your Xamarin environment, this walkthrough shows you how to build a basic Xamarin app (shown below) with native UI layers.
With native UI, shared code resides in a portable class library (PCL) and the individual platform projects contain the UI definitions.
Our vision in establishing the Raspberry Pi Foundation was that everyone should be able to afford their own programmable general-purpose computer.
The intention has always been that the Raspberry Pi should be a full-featured desktop computer at a price point.