Editing advancements for Xamarin in Visual Studio for Mac
We released this week the first 8.2 preview of Visual Studio for Mac. This release is important for us as it’s the first one to contain our improved editor experience for Android XML resources and Xamarin Forms XAML files both enabled by the port of the Visual Studio editor to the Mac.
Cross-platform testing of Visual Studio editor extensions
One of the highest impact change that went into the new version of Visual Studio for Mac (2019 or 8.0 depending if you talk marketing or engineering) is a completely new implementation of the source editor.
Using DirectManipulation with WPF
Or said differently, how to enjoy smooth pinch-to-zoom gestures on a legacy platform that’s not UWP (no pun intended).
What's new with the Android Designer in Visual Studio 2019
With Visual Studio 2019 Preview 2 released a few days ago, I figured I would do another little more in-depth post (similar to last time) on what the team has been doing.
Android Designer Retrospective and Future
In the spirit of Matt series of excellent posts, this one will cover some of the work we have been doing in the Android Designer in the last 6 months or so and what’s about to come.