What is included in Mono for Android?

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Shaan Srivastava asked 23-Jan-2018 in Technology by Shaan Srivastava

What is included in Mono for Android?

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Arti Mishra answered 20-Apr-2018 by Arti Mishra
Mono for Android:
In android Mono is a free open-source project or software that is develop by Novell and Xamarin , originally by Ximian, and the Mono community, initial released in June 30, 2004 and  stable released in February 26, 2018. Mono project generally written C, C#, XML Language and support many platform like windows, macOS, Linux etc.
What is included in Mono for Android?
Generally, Mono for Android is a runtime and development tools that provide authority .NET developers to influence their knowledge of Visual Studio and C# to develop any applications for Android devices.
  •  For Runtime:  The Mono for Android runtime is an application that runs on the Linux kernel operating system in the Android stack. It describe the Mono byte code and handles communication with the Dalvik runtime for calls to native Android APIs.
  •  Uses in Development stack:  Mono for Android is also a development stack, to providing the different types of tools to create necessary application for Android devices.

Mono for android allows you to developing android applications using Mono. There is an addin for MonoDevelop that allows building Mono for Android app with MonoDevelop on macOS, Linux and Windows.

Generally, installing & updating the addin depends on many platform. The addin currently reruires MonoDevelop 2.6 beta 1.

For Windows
For installing the addin, open the Addin Manager using the Tools->Add-in Manager menu, go to the Gallery tab, open the Mobile Development, and select the MonoAndroid development addin. Next, press the Installation button and follow the installation through, if the installation complete click on finish.

What is included in Mono for Android?