Xamarin.iOS 11.16

Xamarin.iOS 11.16

Last Update: 9/11/2018

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Requirements

  • The latest features and APIs requires Xcode 9.4 and the bundled iOS, tvOS and watchOS SDKs
  • Apple Xcode 9.4 requires a Mac running OSX 10.13.2 (High Sierra) or newer

What's New in this Release

Release History

This version of Xamarin.iOS corresponds to our 15.9 (d15-9) milestone.

  • September 11, 2018 - Xamarin.iOS 11.16.0.22
  • August 21, 2018 - Xamarin.iOS 11.16.0.1

You can learn more about how we ship our releases in the Visual Studio 2017 Release Rhythm document.

September 11, 2018 - Xamarin.iOS 11.16.0.22

This version is included in the Visual Studio 2017 version 15.9 Preview 2 release.

Enhancements

  • 4133 - [foundation] Add more useful information inside NSErrorException.Message property
  • 4308 - [open source] Fix resetting a README dependency when the hash exists, but the branch does not
  • 4442 - [open source] Update runtime.h to fix build errors with Embeddinator 4000

Issues Fixed

  • 3724 - [debugger] Cannot step into the NSUrlSessionHandler.cs code
  • 4130 - [runtime] Always release blocks on the main thread (crash in WKWebView)
  • 4235 - [msbuild] Fix error MT0099 : Internal error : Not all assemblies for Xamarin.Sdk have link tasks
  • 4237 - [msbuild] Fix MT2002: Failed to resolve assembly: ...
  • 4254 - [objcruntime] Class.GetHandle not handle byref types (crash linked to becomeFirstResponder)
  • 4384 - [mtouch] Fix MissingMethodException when mono 5.12 is used
  • 4422 - [moutch] Fix no type or protocol named 'MTKViewDelegate' after adding mtouch argument --registrar:static
  • 4467 - [msbuild] Fix build failures when a project contains '.ktx' file(s)
  • 4594 - [mtouch] Ensure additional arguments are last (and can override msbuild arguments from response file)

Integrated Mono Features/Fixes

Xamarin.iOS uses a customized runtime and base class libraries (BCL) from Mono 2018-04.

August 21, 2018 - Xamarin.iOS 11.16.0.1

This version is included in the Visual Studio 2017 version 15.9 Preview 1 release.

Integrated Mono Features/Fixes

Xamarin.iOS uses a customized runtime and base class libraries (BCL) from Mono 2018-02.

Additional information can be found in Mono release notes.

Known Issues

Using an older Xcode version

Using an older Xcode version (than the one mentioned in the above requirements) is often possible, but some features may not be available. Also some limitations might require workarounds, e.g.:

  • The static registrar requires Xcode headers files to build applications, leading to MT0091 or MT4109 errors if APIs are missing. In most cases enabling the managed linker will help (by removing the API).
  • Bitcode builds (for tvOS and watchOS) can fail submission to the App Store unless an Xcode 9.0+ toolchain is used.

API Diff

The following documents contains a complete list of the API changes since the Xamarin.iOS 11.14 stable release:

Feedback

Your feedback is important to us. If there are any problems with this release, check the Xamarin.iOS Forums and Xamarin Mac/iOS Github Repository for existing issues. If you do not find any matching issue, please feel free to start a new discussion and report an issue.

Open Source

Xamarin.iOS is based on the following open-source repositories:

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