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Create a multiplatform library

This section provides steps for creating a multiplatform library. You can also complete the tutorial where you will create a multiplatform library, test it, and publish it to Maven.

  1. In IntelliJ IDEA, select File | New | Project.

  2. In the panel on the left, select Kotlin Multiplatform.

  3. Enter a project name, then in the Multiplatform section select Library as the project template.

    Select a project template
  4. Select the Gradle DSL – Kotlin or Groovy.

  5. Click Next.

You can finish creating the project by clicking Finish on the next screen or configure it if necessary:

  1. To add modules, select Project and click the + icon. Choose the module type.

  2. To add target platforms, select library and click the + icon. Choose the target.

  3. Configure target settings, such as the target JVM version and test framework.

    Configure the project
  4. If necessary, specify dependencies between modules:

    • Multiplatform and Android modules

    • Multiplatform and iOS modules

    • JVM modules

    Add module dependencies
  5. Click Finish.

The new project opens.

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Last modified: 19 April 2022