Building first mobile app in Xamarin

Hi

I just downloaded Visual Studio 2015 Community. I have Visual Studio 2010 Professional on my machine. I also purchased
and downloaded Xamarin for Android. I want to create an Xamarin app to upload data to a SQL database from an Android device.

I am not sure where to begin. Do I open Visual Studio 2015 and start from there. I bought the business version of Xamarin for Android for $999. How do I make full use of this in Visual Studio 2015?
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAsked:
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
building an application for Android device is really not the same as building an application for a desktop.

>>I want to create an Xamarin app to upload data to a SQL database from an Android device

Local storage or to a database available somewhere from the cloud?

Local = http://developer.xamarin.com/guides/cross-platform/application_fundamentals/data/

Full database requires the use of services = http://developer.xamarin.com/guides/cross-platform/Application_Fundamentals/Web_Services/




>>Do I use Visual Studio 2010 at all?

For Xamarin related development? Never.

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Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks very much. It is a cloud SQL Server 2008 database
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