Option 1: Build Android Apps using F# + Xamarin Tools

logo logo Xamarin provide F# tools for Android and iOS modile development with F#, using either Xamarin Studio or Microsoft Visual Studio.

  1. Get the Visual F# tools for Windows or F# Tools for Mac.

  2. Get Xamarin Studio

You can now create a new F# Android app, e.g. an “F# Honeycomb Application”. Build and Debug will deploy to an emulator or device.

Report problems as follows:


Option 2: Build F# iOS Apps using JetBrains Rider

logo JetBrains Rider is a cross-platform .NET IDE built using IntelliJ and ReSharper technology. It offers support for .NET and .NET Core applications on all platforms.

  1. Install JetBrains Rider.
  2. Get the Visual F# tools for Windows or F# Tools for Mac.
  3. Get Xamarin Android.
  4. Get Android SDK.
  5. Install the latest version of Mono for your OS.


Option 3: Build HTML5 Android apps