The Visual Studio 2019 version 16.4 release brings major productivity enhancements including the GA release of XAML Hot Reload for Xamarin.Forms, smaller Android APKs, tooling to migrate your applications to Android X, and numerous performance and reliability improvements.
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Today at .NET Conf 2019, we shared some exciting announcements for Xamarin and Visual Studio developers, enabling you to be more productive and use the full power, performance, and capabilities of iOS/Android in your applications.
Visual Studio 2019 version 16.3 Preview 2 and Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.3 Preview 2 released with major productivity enhancements: XAML Hot Reload for Xamarin.Forms, improvements to the XAML Previewer, along with support for the latest Android Q APIs.
Today at Xamarin Developer Summit, we announced XAML Hot Reload for Xamarin.Forms, which enables you to make changes to your XAML UI and see them reflected live, without requiring another build and deploy. Learn More!
Today, we are excited to share our first preview containing support for iOS 13 and Xcode 11! With today's preview, you can begin building applications using Xcode 13 and begin integrating existing new APIs for iOS 13 such as Sign in with Apple, along with support for iPadOS 13, watchOS 6, tvOS 13, and macOS 10.15.
Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.2 is now available as a preview, featuring significant improvements to the XAML editing experience for Xamarin developers. The Xamarin.Forms XAML editing experience on Mac is now powered by the same engine that drives WPF, UWP, and Xamarin.Forms IntelliSense on Windows. Learn More!
Visual Studio 2019 is the next major version of Visual Studio which is now generally available (GA)! With this version, there is a lot to love. From a real-time collaboration with colleagues using Visual Studio Live Share to the new Visual Studio start window as well as delights like per-monitor DPI support and improved debug capabilities. We believe this is the best release of Visual Studio yet!
Today, Visual Studio 2019 Preview 2 was released and includes many improvements for mobile developers in Visual Studio. This release, we focused on key areas to make you more productive when authoring Xamarin apps, including optimizations to build and deployment times as well as improvements to our UI authoring experiences.