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 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!
Keep up with the latest in .NET, C#, Xamarin, and Azure with co-hosts Matt Soucoup and James Montemagno! Covering a range of topics relevant to Xamarin developers from designing mobile apps to identity management.
This month’s episode we’re all about the new 4’s! Xamarin.Forms 4.4 and Visual Studio 16.4!
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.
Today at .NET Conf 2019, we announced Xamarin Hot Restart which enables you to test changes made to your app, including multi-file code edits, resources, and references, using a much faster build and deploy cycle.
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.
Gorilla Player is a free XAML previewer for Xamarin.Forms designed to efficiently create multi-platform UIs. It supports previewing in multiple simulators and real devices simultaneously. Gorilla doesn’t impose constraints to your XAML, supporting custom controls, custom renderers and MVVM frameworks like Prism.
The ability to see the design view and layout XML at the same time, side by side, was one of our most requested features for the Android Designer. With Split View, new in the Visual Studio 2017 version 15.8 release, you can switch back & forth freely between both modes of working. Edit the layout XML to see the changes immediately previewed in the designer or make changes in the designer and see the XML update.
Today, we are excited to debut the Xamarin.Forms Controls Toolbox as part of Visual Studio 2017 version 15.8 and Visual Studio for Mac version 7.6. The toolbox lists the available Xamarin.Forms controls. Furthermore, these can be dragged directly onto the XAML editing surface to create the control on your page!