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.
Kick start your productive new year with some tips and tricks for XAML Hot Reload for Xamarin.Forms. Such as making changes to your XAML files, saving, and instantly seeing those changes reflected on your app!
Along with Visual Studio and Visual Studio for Mac previews, this release also has a public preview of XAML Hot Reload for Xamarin.Forms to speed up your inner development loop when working with Xamarin.Forms XAML by instantly reflecting changes you make in your running app, without requiring you to stop and rebuild.
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.