Pierce is a Senior Program Manager on the Mobile Developer Tools team at Microsoft. He is responsible for IDE tooling for mobile developers in Visual Studio (Xamarin) and Visual Studio Code (React Native and Cordova). In his free time, Pierce enjoys playing ultimate, backpacking, and spending way too much time on side projects he will never finish.
Visual Studio 2019 version 16.5 is available today and packed full of awesome new features for Xamarin developers including Hot Restart, Apply Changes, Multi-target XAML Hot Reload, faster Android startup, and tons more!
This week, Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.5 Preview 2 was released, bringing several new features and improvements for mobile developers in Visual Studio for Mac to help you build better mobile apps, faster.
This week, Visual Studio 2019 version 16.5 Preview 2 was released, bringing several new features and improvements for Xamarin Developers including Xamarin Hot Restart, Android apply changes, faster Android startup, XAML online documentation, and more!
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.
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!