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Xamarin for linux

Hey guys,
visual studio 2015 has Linux operating system, you can now also provide that the Xamarin for linux?


  • BjarkeSogaardBjarkeSogaard USMember ✭✭
    edited September 2015

    I would like to start out by saying that I am not affiliated with Xamarin in any way, so this is my own pure speculations as a fellow developer.

    That being said, I believe that if Linux has VS2015 support, what COULD happen, would be a similar implementation as it currently works on Windows.
    You'd be able to build for Android, but iOS would still require a Mac build host.
    But since it's not a Windows OS, I don't think WP would be supported.

    Once again, this is just my own thoughts on the scenario, and whether this is how it will turn out, I cannot guarantee. Personally I think it sounds like a pretty possible solution for the whole "no xamarin support on Linux"-issue.

  • FabioGFabioG ITBeta, University ✭✭✭

    @SwapiXamarin, there is no Visual Studio 2015 for Linux. VS 2015 can target Linux but doesn't run on Linux. May be you are referring to Visual Studio Code but that's a completely different IDE written in Javascript.

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