what is axml file? whats their difrences?
AXML and XAML are two different XML specs.
AXML is used to define native ui in Xamarin.Android based on XML spec:
AXML Is just supported/available for Xamarin.Android.
XAML is the way Xamarin Forms could standardize Cross Platform UI based on XML spec
If you are using native Xamarin Android you will do UI using axml if using Forms then using XAML.
Hopes this clears it out.
Then what's the difference between Android Studio's xml (layout) and Xamarin.Android's axml?
I see similarities on them, if not exactly the same.
@Fay.x - they are exactly the same, it's just the file extension that is different.
Thanks @Fay.x for asking. And @JimBennett for answering.
I had an old sample with .xml files. I renamed it to .axml. Now when I open .axml, Visual Studio opens the built-in designer. Cool!
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