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Install the templates

To install the templates for Fabulous for .NET MAUI, run the following command:
dotnet new install Fabulous.MauiControls.Templates
You can check the installed templates on your machine by running the command:
dotnet new list
You should see the installed Fabulous for .NET MAUI templates:
Template Name Short Name Language Tags
---------------------- --------------------- -------- ---------------------------
Fabulous Maui.Controls fabulous-mauicontrols F# Fabulous/Maui/Maui.Controls

Create a project

To get started, we are going to use the simplest Fabulous for .NET MAUI template: Fabulous Maui.Controls (or fabulous-mauicontrols in the CLI).
Run the command:
dotnet new fabulous-mauicontrols -n GetStartedApp
This will create a new folder called GetStartedApp containing the new project.
In this folder, you'll find a project named GetStartedApp. This project uses the single project format to target several platforms from a single codebase.
See the official .NET MAUI documentation for more information on the supported platforms.

Run a project

We are now ready to run the project!
Go into the GetStartedApp directory and run:
# run the Android app
dotnet build -f net7.0-android -t:Run
# run the iOS app
dotnet build -f net7.0-ios -t:Run
# for other platforms, use the corresponding TFM (net7.0-xxx)
You can also open the solution GetStartedApp.sln with your favorite IDE and select the platform you want, then press debug to deploy and run the app.