Episode 55

What's New in Visual Studio 2017, Xamarin.Forms, and the Android designer


July 2nd, 2018

35 mins 41 secs

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About this Episode

In this episode of the Xamarin Podcast, Pierce Boggan and James Montemagno discuss the latest & greatest in mobile .NET development, including Xamarin.Forms 3.0 and 3.1, Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7 and 15.8, updates to the Android designer, and more!

2:00 Getting your Android apps ready for Google Play's new Target API level requirements
8:00 See Xamarin.Forms 3.0 in action with the open-source conference vision app
10:40 Using MongoDB with Xamarin apps
12:05 What's new in the Android designer
17:00 Mobile Build Tools & new Android MSBuild properties
17:30 Xamarin Essentials
22:05 Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7 - new Xamarin.Forms XAML IntelliSense, automatic iOS provisioning, new project templates
25:00 Visual Studio 2017 version 15.8 - Hyper-V Android emulator, improvements to the incremental build process, Android designer and Forms Previewer improvements
27:55 Xamarin.Forms 3.1
32:40 Pick of the Podcast

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