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!
In the recent release of Xamarin.Essentials (1.1.0) we introduced several new stable features including detect shake, browser customization, and a plethora of platform helpers. The team also added the top requested features: file sharing! It is extremely easy to get started using these new preview features with just a few lines of code.
Last week we issued a challenge to the Xamarin community to use the new Material Design controls with Visual by reproducing an existing screen. The view should look and behave mostly the same on both Android and iOS. The goal for us was to learn if the new Visual feature was easy to use, how helpful the Material Design controls were for meeting design needs, and what we should do next to make this capability really sing. You really took to the challenge and exceeded our expectations
Unlock the power of Glide with “GlideX”: a simple library to swap-in Glide’s image loading implementation in-place of what Xamarin.Forms ships in the box.
Boost productivity with the new Xamarin.Forms 3.6 release and the first iteration of Visual with a suite of Material design components for Android and iOS.
Announcing the release of Xamarin.Forms 3.6 - With Visual, you can now implement a Material look-and-feel on supported controls in your iOS apps.
View PDF files within your Xamarin.Forms apps using the Syncfusion PDF Viewer control. Find the runnable demo of this blog in this GitHub repository.