Xamarin.Forms 1.1.1

1.1.1 is a bug-fix release. There are few features in Xamarin.Forms 1.1.1 over 1.1.0.


  • SearchBar.Text is now BindingMode.TwoWay by default
  • iOS VisualElementRenderer can now be subclassed by users
  • Small Layout performance boost

Bug Fixes

  • Android cells text now lays out appropriately, centering when no detail is set.
  • Android EntryCell no longer vertically squished
  • On Android MasterDetailPage.Master now correctly sets icon for back arrow
  • ActionBar now hides correctly on KitKat
  • Images with a UriImageSource inside of a ListView or TableView should no longer crash
  • Performance tweaks for android ViewCells introduced in 1.0.1 and accidentally disabled in 1.1.0 are now re-enabled.
  • CarouselPage's using templated item sources should no longer crash when resetting source
  • AndroidActivity.SetPage now correctly supports being called multiple times to change page contents
  • Fix crash on windows phone with TwoWay binding to ListView.SelectedItem
  • iOS toolbar items now use retina icons properly (no more fuzzy)
  • Fix binding warning spew when creating listviews from xaml
  • GroupHeaderTemplates are no longer bindable as binding and binding made so very little sense
  • ToolbarItems now inherit their parent pages binding context
  • Setting ToolbarItem.Name in XAML will no longer result in build errors

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.