Xamarin.iOS for Visual Studio 1.3

Xamarin.iOS for Visual Studio 1.3 contains numerous bug fixes from the past three months.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed #12228 VS breakpoint watch variable name 'truncates'
  • Stop Multiple toolbars from appearing in non-English Visual Studio.
  • Fix to stop Maps being included into info.plist when nothing is selected.
  • Removed Keyboard shortcuts for Publish iOS/Android. Make X Keyboard shortcut for Xamarin Account.
  • StatusBar Helper needs to be initialised before any checks, to avoid NullReference Exceptions
  • Remove GooglePlay Icon again from Publish iOS Application.
  • New UpdatesDialog now shows updates for both iOS and Android and allows individual downloads and installs.
  • Fixed #9631 Upgrade workflow shown when used selects Tools->Options->Xamarin->iOS Settings page
  • Fixed #9702 BonjourService not being detected and uninstalled correctly
  • Fixed #8735 MTVS Toolbar does not stay closed.
  • Fixed #12235 After Delete Breakpoint Mono.Debugging still calling the breakpoint events
  • Fixed #11961 When a breakpoint is removed execution still stops at it
  • Fixed #10918 / #11160 Static classes are unknown during debugging an iOS app in Visual Studio
  • Fixed #12222 Fail to Launch the Debugger after Change the Active Platform
  • Fixed #11744 [VS] When user add image to resources folder it displayed Build Action to Content.
  • Fixed #11468 Support BundleResource Content build actions on DLL build
  • Fixed #10979 Can not stop debugging if iOS closes app while paused
  • Fixed #9797 #11326 iOS for VS generates invalid exe names
  • Fixed #12359 Interoperability of Component Store Components between Xamarin Studio on OS X and Visual Studio
  • Fixed #11052 User shouldn't be allowed to attempt to add .dlls / .exes from Android Designer package to a VS Android project
  • Fixed #11515 Added Conditional and HitCount breakpoint support
  • Fixed #9076 Hide the "Use Starter Edition" in Visual Studio
  • Fixed #10530 Package APK option disabled
  • Many debugging enhancements
  • Added progress status messages and animation during the build/debug.
  • Added Log file to Android VS. (%LOCALAPPDATA%\Xamarin\Log\)
  • Fixed SyncContext exception in BuildServerDialogBase
  • Fixed visual Studio Hang when opening a project
  • Replaced "No valid Device" message box, the error now appears in the Error List.
  • Updated the error reporting to use the ErrorList rather than the previous Error Dialog.
  • Do not allow diagnostics without host selected, fixes xambug #9706
  • Shortcut folder names are no longer used by the installer. Fixes xambug #12250
  • Fixes to make MTVS compatible with Xcode 4.6.2
  • Satellite assemblies are uploaded to the build server. Fixes xambug #11158
  • F# targets and assemblies (CodeDOM) added to the installers
  • Fixed #11803 the ‘'Mono' has exited with code 0 (0x0).’ issue when debugging.
  • Fixed #10039. Better exception catch generated by Xamarin Bonjour Service malfunction.
  • Removed the iOS standard configurations for the Xamarin.iOS Library Project template.
  • Fixed #11291 Added support for the iOS Build Actions.
  • Fixed #11896 Added support for PNGCrush option.
  • Fixed #9775 Not able to connect to build Host. Connection button is greyed out.
  • Minor performance enhancements for the Android Log Viewer when in Text mode
  • Several improvements on the PList Editor:
    • Improved panels arrangement
    • Better auto-sizable behavior when clicking Toggle button.
    • Added Entitlements panel
    • Fixed a bug on Map Interaction panel
    • Added support for opening both Info.plist and Entitlements.plist files from inside the Visual Studio (outside of the Project Property Page)
    • Added a designer for editing Info.plist and Entitlements.plist from Visual Studio
    • Fixed #12166 regarding toe Portrait Device orientation option
    • Fixed #11888 Supported custom name for Launch Images
    • Fixed #11915 Added Status Bar options for both iPhone and iPad Deployment Info panels

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