Xamarin.Forms 5 brings to stable release features that you have seen in preview over the latest several 4.x releases. This includes solid and gradient , , drag-and-drop, , , and . These new features inject new creative potential for your application designs to create beautiful, interactive experiences.
Let's look at those highlights, and then...
Introducing a new CarouselView control in Xamarin.Forms 4.4. Along with IndicatorView for displaying the pages or items in the carousel. As well as SwipeView for providing contextual actions to any element in a CollectionView.
After the first prerelease of Xamarin.Forms 4.3 we asked you to participate in the CarouselView Challenge as a follow-up to the CollectionView Challenge. Now we look back on this challenge and report everything that we learned.
Today we’re announcing the first prerelease of Xamarin.Forms 4.3 which includes CarouselView’s implementation, based on CollectionView, and can provide unique functionality within your apps. Plus - a new Xamarin challenge!
As part of the upcoming Xamarin.Forms 4.0 release, we are implementing the all new CollectionView control. The CollectionView is intended to be a successor to the ListView, improving upon its design by reducing technical complexity and allowing for more flexibility of layout and function.