The Visual Studio Tools for Xamarin team is working on making Xamarin more performant in Visual Studio 2017. This includes everything from IDE interaction (like solution and document load times) to build and deployment times.
We need your help - it will only take a few minutes:
msbuild.exe MyApp.sln /bl). This outputs a .binlog with diagnostic build information.
msbuild /p:"AdbTarget=-s <id>" /t:Install /bl. You can get the ID by running adb devices.
Additionally, if you own a Mac, please repeat the steps above for the same app you built/deployed on Windows.
Either post results here on the thread or send a DM to my forums account.
If you have difficulties with other areas of the product being slow, please reach out to me directly on Twitter, and we can work to diagnose the issue.