6.0.9 Release Notes

MigueldeIcazaMigueldeIcaza Miguel de IcazaUSForum Administrator, Moderator, Xamarin Team Xamurai
edited February 2013 in iOS

Hey folks,

Since we are in the process of moving our documentation site over, we could not post the release notes there.

While we wait for the transition, here are the notes from the 6.0.9 beta:

New Features

  • New [Advice] attribute, similar to [Obsolete] but without compiler warnings/errors
  • Several AudioToolbox API enhancements
  • Added NSObject PerformSelector and CancelPreviousPerformRequest overloads
  • Added CADisplayLink.Duration property
  • Added strongly-typed methods for GLKTextureLoader
  • Added GLKTextureLoader .GrayscaleAsAlpha property
  • Added bindings for NSPropertyListSerialization
  • Added bindings for DispatchGroup
  • [AOT] Added support for pointer types [#8766]
  • [WCF] Implement missing WsdlImporter pieces
  • [WCF] Fixed accessibility of ClientBase.ChannelBase
  • [WCF] Support embedded elements
  • [MonoTouch.Dialog] Added BackgroundColor to DateTimeElement
  • [btouch] Support for NSString setters in bound fields
  • [mtouch] Added support for specifying symbols to not strip.
  • [mtouch] Linker support for [assembly:Preserve] attribute [#7009]
  • [mtouch] Linker support for [assembly:LinkerSafe] attribute


  • Avoid ObjectCollectedExceptions during debugging [#1446,#2246,#6918]
  • Workaround for Parallel.ForEach AOT limitation [#8106]
  • Fixed overflow correctly in Timer to avoid spinning [#8782]
  • Fixed MemoryMappedFile.CreateFromFile in simulator [#8786]
  • UITableView.DequeueReusable[Cell|HeaderFooterView] returning NSObject [#8941]
  • Fixed support for large offsets in the OP_CALL_MEMBASE opcodes on ARM [#9087]
  • Fixed XmlSerialization not properly deserializing a List [#9193]
  • Fixed crash when inheriting from UIWebView [#9261]
  • Fixed PtrToStructure/StructureToPtr wrapperswhen using full-AOT [#9408]
  • Capped NSDate to DateTime.Min|MaxValue when doing implicit conversions [#9527]
  • Fixed segfault in fieldref_encode_signature [#9531]
  • [sgen] Avoid a race condition if we suspend in the middle [#9590]
  • Fixed GC issue when used under Instruments
  • Fixed CMTimeMapping structure
  • Several bindings (Foundation, AVFoundation, UIKit) were also fixed
  • [MonoTouch.Dialog] Fixed EntryElements to use a separate key for password entries
  • [MonoTouch.Dialog] Fixes to ImageLoader URL encoding and queues
  • [MonoTouch.Dialog] Fixed DatePicker location on iPad devices


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