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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.
  3. Enter a project name and select Library under Multiplatform 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. Add the target platforms and modules by clicking the + icon.
  2. Configure target settings, such as the target template, JVM target version, and test framework.

    Configure the project

  3. If necessary, specify dependencies between modules:
    • Multiplatform and Android modules
    • Multiplatform and iOS modules
    • JVM modules

    Add module dependencies

  4. Click Finish.

The new project opens. Discover what it includes.