Workbooks & Inspector 0.99 Released

abockabock USXamarin Team, Insider Xamurai
edited November 2016 in Workbooks & Inspector

We're happy to announce a new Workbooks & Inspector preview release featuring a slew of stability, performance, and user experience improvements.



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Release Highlights

  • Xamarin.Forms hierarchy support.
  • Improved 3D view on Mac, and now available on Windows, too.
  • Google's Android emulator is now supported.
  • Code editor now based on VS Code.
  • Workbooks can now target multiple platforms, and easily switch between them.
  • Workbooks load faster than ever, and can be read and edited while loading.
  • If the workbook app crashes, it can be restarted without having to reopen the workbook.
  • Various updates to editor UI. It is now easier to tell which cell will be deleted or where cells will be inserted.
  • There is a new "Console" platform on both Mac and Windows for basic desktop C# usage, without being tied to any particular UI framework.
  • WPF and Console workbook apps run in 64-bit mode on 64-bit operating systems.
  • Workbooks downloaded from the internet will not execute until the user approves them.
  • It is no longer necessary to have a firewall exception when using Android workbooks on Windows.
  • iOS workbooks now have access to more APIs and permissions.
  • Live App Inspection Updates
  • iOS apps can now be inspected from Visual Studio on Windows.
  • The Visual Studio extension now reports any issues connecting the Inspector the same way the Xamarin Studio add-in does, via hover tips on the Inspect button.
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