Xamarin.Forms 1.4.2 pre1

Important Notes

Enhancements

  • Large performance boost when laying out lots of items on Windows platform
  • Small performance boost for Grid layout for all platforms
  • Experimental: Allow linker to properly remove Android renderers

Bug Fixes

  • Bug 27007 - Out of Memory Error when NOT implementing a button, building to device and rotating screen multiple times
  • Bug 27808 - WebView loads with incorrect parameter
  • Bug 27824 - IllegalArgumentException: width and height must be > 0
  • Bug 25557 - Pin.Clicked does not work

Other Fixes

  • [WinRT] Fix potential crash when Image is cleaned up
  • [WinRT] Fix potential case where tab bar state does not represent app state correctly
  • [iOS] ListView Header and Footer now properly track change events
  • [WinRT] Add support for ScrollTo methods
  • [Core] Adding warning when attempting to set GroupHeaderTemplate and GroupDisplayBinding at the same time
  • [Core] Assorted stability and performance fixes

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.