This is a simple example about how to clean up the Xamarin.Forms default new solution content, before first commit. This is an easy good practice, it will solve many problems later. Follow each step checking commit after each task.

XamarinCleanUpExample

  1. Start by the .gitignore 20294ce

  2. This is how the default intial solution looks like, without any changes cc9d07a

  3. Update NuGet packages: at least Xamarin.Forms fa82312

  4. Delete Android .txt files fa98a1f

  5. Remove unnecessary usings 0311977

  6. Remove comments 833c753

  7. Remove unnecessary instances 4314a43

  8. Delete iOS Xamarin icons 7a4ccc5

  9. Make .xaml nicer 405976e

Working on an empty way to delete Android Xamarin icons.