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  • It isn't about drag and drop. It is about being able to view your layout straight away. Currently to change the color of text you have to compile the code.. 30 seconds... deploy 45 seconds... Tap through to the screeen.. Look at the text and see tha…
  • @Charwaka said: IMPORTANT Hi @DavidOrtinau @PaulDiPietro @LandLu @JGoldberger @ColeX @JonathanDick @TheRealJasonSmith Why Xamarin Team is Not Able to put some efforts in making a Fluid and Responsive Designer? **What are challenges …
  • I usually disconnect from the Mac... Restart Visual Studio... Connect to the Mac again.. and hope the simulators re-appear...
  • Have you ever considered putting a real app into the App Store? Even if it is something that shows all the controls you have.. Then you might start to feel some of the pain that Xamarin Forms gives to its users... I see a big disconnect between Micr…
  • I notice in your Flex blog you are using the Xamarin Forms previewer.. Do you have a special internal version that works for you? I have never had it work.. Android absolutely never (why do you continue to have the button) and iOS works very rare…
  • It depends on what your app is.. Xamarin Forms is only good for VERY simple apps... Showing text, maybe an image, and some buttons... If you want to make a quality app then definitely go Xamarin.Android and Xamarin.IOS.... Either way you will lea…
  • @troncomputers said: Should I learn Java and proper Android programming If all you are wanting is an Android app then look at Xamarin.Android, not Xamarin Forms.. Xamarin Android is very good to use and you will learn more about how Andr…
  • @troncomputers said: How you guys are able to work with Xamarin? Maybe it's only me. I'm not interesed in Java. Can someone help me? Oh we hear you. Every day working with Xamarin is absolute pain... If you are only starting out on…
  • Here is a plugin for Firebase which you could use.... https://github.com/CrossGeeks/FirebasePushNotificationPlugin
  • @MarcusRunge said: SOmetimes: Clear / Clean up solution and rebuild Wow... that was actually my problem.... all good now!
  • @fabior said: Xamarin Forms remains a half baked framework, still buggy, and now Xamarin hopes open source community will do what they didn't for years. Sad. haha.. this is so true... It's as if they had a board meeting and said, 'hey we…
  • @fabior said: But I cannot agree debates on such fundamental things like XAML since Xamarin still struggles with making Xamarin Forms stable (see ListView control as just an example). this!
  • I have been playing around with Flutter.. Hot reload is amazing and it's already won me over.. The amount of code you need to write is minimal compared to Forms.. The fact that Forms is concentrating on CSS layouts, MacOS, etc, is making me lose …
  • @JohnBlack.2526 said: There has to be a better way? Or may be my PC's not grunty enough? (i5-2320 @3GHz, 8GB, Win10 Pro 64 bit) Or may be there's another way to quickly test/debug changes that I am not aware of? Developing with…
  • Oh hang on.. ignore what I said.. I thought you meant the Xamarin Forms previewer for Android... But i think you are asking why the Xamarin Android previewer isn't working... probably still the same reason though.. haha
  • This has never worked for Android and never will... Xamarin's problem seems to be let's release some half finished features and leave them there to confuse the hell out of new users who expect things to actually work.... Which is a pity... But af…
  • I received this error too... For me the problem was Android only and it was because I was using Modern Http Client.. It seems that azure websites upgraded to https 2.0 and Modern Http Client was not compatible with this... I have removed use of M…
  • oh wow.. that still happens ?? That's been around for a couple years now... being unable to create new projects... unless it's your lucky day....
  • @Tafil said: Is there a way to use the Live Player with an emulated android device? Supposedly you can, but like you I have never been able to get it to work...
  • Or, if no designer then give us hot reload. The ability to change code on the fly, being UI or business logic and within 1 second of saving the file update it on the device. Flutter is able to do it and thus does not need a designer.. However as …
  • To me.. it's all a mess.. Xamarin Insights.. no.... HockeyApp... no.... Visual Studio mobile or whatever it was called... no.... Visual Studio App Centre.... ummm ok let's see how long this one lasts... I mean really ? People are losing so much f…
  • Nah, there is no connection. As I am unable to deploy my app to the emulator. So you actually use the Player ? Attempting connection to debug address: 10.0.2.15:37847. Unable to deploy to Unknown Android SDK built for x86 Player, please ensure t…
  • @ClintStLaurent said: Once you get past the 10% that is the UI - the other 90% of building the application is code. And I'd much rather have all that in 1 language and be platform agnostic. So much less work than managing two code bases. …
    in Preview? Comment by GVx March 2018
  • Also of note is that Xamarin Android and Xamarin iOS both have designers... Unlike Forms...
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  • @rszemeti said: I was beginning to think it was just me ... my advice to the client remains the same: "it would be better to just rebuild this as two native projects" Xamarin Android and Xamarin iOS are great if you are fluent with…
    in Preview? Comment by GVx March 2018
  • @rszemeti said: So you are telling me that the "View->other windows->XamarinFormsPreviewer" doesn't work at? Surely it normally works, no? They really should remove this... The Android version has never worked (ever), but the iOS o…
    in Preview? Comment by GVx March 2018
  • @rszemeti said: So far, this is more than a little frustrating .. Welcome to Xamarin Forms.... And it will continue to be frustrating... unfortunately...
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  • Yeah I have noticed the same thing... Pages seem to be displaying a lot slower than before... else I would not have noticed... I guess that xaml rendering code just keeps going backwards.... pity...
  • @ZenDroid said: I can't install version 2.5.0.122203.I get errors that undetected packages Xamarin.Android.Support.v7... 25.4.0.2. But I use Xamarin.Android.Support... 26.1.0.1 and target Android version 8.0.Any help. Hopefully this gets …
  • You need to do the following... private async void Cell_Tapped(object sender, EventArgs e) { var obj = ((TappedEventArgs)e).Parameter; }
  • @ShawnCastrianni said: Or will upgrading XF automatically upgrade Android support libraries for me? This is very hit or miss at the moment.. for some people upgrading works and for others you get Android support library errors after upgra…
  • It works fine if you create a brand new project... However I have a project I cannot update as it fails on Android on trying to update the support libraries and I havn't found a way to fix this... Others have mentioned this too... Also this problem …
  • You can do the following: DateTime time = DateTime.Now.AddSeconds(30); DateTime baseTime = new DateTime(1970, 1, 1, 0, 0, 0, DateTimeKind.Utc); TimeSpan span = time.ToUniversalTime() - baseTime; long timer = (long)span.TotalMilliseconds; al…
  • @ShantimohanElchuri Great to hear.... I will give it a go soon but thanks for the update.. Much appreciated....
  • @mattward said: Possibly a workaround might be to change the Android project so it targets 7.1 or above since the restriction on the Xamarin.Android.Support.Compat NuGet package is less severe in that case. I am currently targeting 7.1 (O…
  • Yes same errors for me... Although I am only upgrading from Xamarin Forms 2.3 to 2.4 and I am getting the errors... albeit for a different version of the support libraries (23)... Hence something is broken in Nuget/VS 15.5.1 maybe.. Does anybody …
  • @rubo said: @GVx Are you saying simple VS repair rolls the current version back? I didn't need to roll back... My Android stopped working altogether and the repair (VS Installer -> More -> Repair) fixed that.... So I am on the curre…
  • @rubo said: Yet another traditional Xamarin update which broke everything again. And again. Bravo! Yeah it's annoying isn't it... I can only guess Xamarin use the community as a whole as their QA team (evident by the amount of bugs that a…
  • @JohnHair said: @Gvx Im sorry to hear it doesn't work for you! As I said when I replied to your other post the remote iOS simulator works very well for us. Maybe there is an issue with your network setup? Your situation is definitely not the norm…
  • @PierceBoggan said: The Remoted iOS Simulator is now available to all developers beginning in Visual Studio 2017 version 15.5 (released December 2017), including the free Community Edition: https://twitter.com/pierceboggan/status/9377699176878…