The first-ever Xamarin Developer Summit has come to a close. The Xamarin team had an action-packed two days of announcements, talks, and hanging out with our community in Houston! Here is a recap of some of the most important pieces you may have missed if you weren’t able to join in person or watch through the live streams.
Xamarin.Essentials, your favorite cross-platform library to access native features from shared code adds new file bases APIs for sharing, email, and opening. It also adds watchOS, tvOS, and Tizen platform support in the 1.3 pre-update!
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!
Xamarin Developer Summit is a two-day conference in Houston, TX. USA packed with TONS of amazing sessions and workshops for Xamarin developers. Don't worry if you aren’t able to attend in person, enjoy the conference remotely through our Xamarin Live broadcasts! Learn more...
Today we are happy to announce Xamarin.Forms 4.1 availability on NuGet. Our 3.0.0 series of releases focused heavily on growing Xamarin.Forms by filling in the “little things” we learned from you that should be available by default.
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!
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!
Xamarin.Forms 4.0 introduced amazing new features to help streamline development when building beautiful mobile apps with C#. In this blog we will walk through the brand new Xamarin.Forms Shell that helps simplify application structure when working with tabs, search, flyout layouts, and the new URI-routing navigation.
Today, we are happy to announce the release of all Xamarin API documentation as Open Source. Additionally, we have moved the hosting of Xamarin.Forms, Xamarin.Android, Xamarin.iOS & Xamarin.Mac, and SkiaSharp from their old Xamarin home to docs.microsoft.com.
We’ve just published a new pre-release of Xamarin.Forms 4.0 which includes the very latest features and improvements for both CollectionView and Shell. Update today via your NuGet package manager. Try out this new CollectionView Challenge that focuses on the upcoming CollectionView in Xamarin.Forms 4.0!