I'm working with Xamarin.Android.
Appcompat is actually necessary for use material design because the nougat package (Android.support.design) requires it.
But why, for example, if I work only with API 27, I must add the
AppCompat package? In my
toolBox i've not the
NavigationDrawer etc.. so I must add this packet to
What is exactly this package? I've read on the web that this package works with backward compatibility but I only work with new APIs, so why I must install it?