Episode 50

Xamarin.Forms 2.5.0, Live Player, and What's New in Visual Studio


December 1st, 2017

39 mins 12 secs

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About this Episode

In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, James Montemagno and Pierce Boggan cover the latest news for mobile developers from Microsoft Connect(); 2017, including updates to Xamarin.Forms, the Live Player, Visual Studio 2017, and Visual Studio for Mac.

4:15 .NET Standard comes to File -> New -> Xamarin.Forms App
9:30 What's new in the Xamarin Live Player - .NET Standard support, SkiaSharp support, and updates to onboarding
13:00 Visual Studio Team Services gets even more awesome - hosted macOS agents and secure files
16:00 How to catch up on Connect(); announcements
18:25 Xamarin.Forms 2.5 - Native Forms, layout compression, iOS 11, improved macOS desktop support
25:30 Sunsetting Xamarin Components - what you need to know
28:00 What's new in Visual Studio and Visual Studio for Mac for mobile developers
33:15 Help us make Xamarin faster in Visual Studio 2017
34:10 Library/Tool/Product of the Week

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