Xamarin.Android 4.6.8

Installation

Known issue: Immediately after upgrading, users may have trouble loading Xamarin.Android projects. Please restart Xamarin Studio again if you experience this.

Visual Studio Users: You should be prompted with this update when you open a Xamarin.Android project. You can also check manually in Tools > Options > Xamarin.Android.

MonoDevelop Users: You should be prompted to upgrade next time you open MonoDevelop, or you can use Help > Check for Updates. IDE support requires Xamarin Studio 4.0. Layout Designer fixes require MonoDevelop 3.0.4.

New Features

  • Updated Mono.Android.Support.v4.dll and Mono.Android.Support.v13.dll to bind the Android Support Library, revision 13.
  • The Mono runtime is now built with the Android NDK, revision 8e

Bug fixes

  • Fix installation of the Visual Studio add-on when Visual Studio is installed into a non-default location.
  • 11051: Provide non-exceptional error messages for ACW generation.
  • 11950: Properly handle null array fields.
  • 12432: Don't indiscriminately touch values.xml.
  • 12479: Fix lref leak in JNIEnv.NewArray(Array, Type)

Xamarin Workbook

If it's not already installed, install the Xamarin Workbooks app first. The workbook file should download automatically, but if it doesn't, just click to start the workbook download manually.