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