When debugging, your project has a single, simple goal: build fast. In day-to-day development, we want you writing code with the bulk of your time, not waiting for builds. Learn more about how to optimize build times!
One of our current focus areas in Xamarin.Android is build performance and reducing the multidex count. Developer productivity is directly impacted by the "inner dev loop": the time it takes to make a small code change and see the result on a device or emulator. Performance is a feature!