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.
Guest Post: Steven Thewissen is a Xamarin developer, Microsoft MVP, and author from the Netherlands with a knack for all things graphical. He co-founded Snppts and also creates/maintains several NuGet packages for Xamarin. He loves to drink coffee, IPA beers, and keep up the illusion that he is any good at soccer and gaming.
This week marked the launch of Xamarin.Essentials 1.2 packed full of new enhancements and optimizations. The main highlight is the new file preview features enabling you to send, view, and email files from a single cross-platform API. We are actively seeking feedback on these features.
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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.
XAML Hot Reload
XAML Hot Reload for Xamarin.Forms speeds up your development and makes it easier to build,
The Xamarin Developer Summit is right around the corner! The two-day conference starts this Thursday in Houston, Texas. It will be packed with TONS of amazing sessions and workshops for Xamarin developers. Don’t worry if you aren’t able to attend in person this year.
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 gaps. We learned that this should be available by default and want to continue effectively growing Xamarin.Forms to best meet your needs and improve productivity.