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  • Uno Platform 4.7 Update Brings Simpler Solution and Performance Improvements

    The open-source UI framework for cross-platform C# and XAML applications, Uno, has been updated to version 4.7. It brings a simplified solution experience in Visual Studio, performance updates on different platforms and other minor updates.

  • .NET MAUI Framework and .NET MAUI Community Toolkit Updated for .NET 7

    On November 8th, 2022, Microsoft announced the general availability of their .NET multiplatform framework MAUI for the recently launched .NET 7 major release. MAUI is now supported on both .NET 6 and .NET 7, running on Windows, macOS, iOS, Android and Tizen. The open-source MAUI Community Toolkit has also been updated in coordination.

  • .NET MAUI Community Kit 1.3 Released

    On October 4th 2022, Microsoft released version 1.3 of the .NET MAUI Community Toolkit, a library of valuable additions to the official MAUI application framework. This release includes bug fixes and several enhancements such as gravatar support, a coloured status bar, and fade animation for controls.

  • .NET MAUI Framework Released Together with Visual Studio 2022

    Microsoft announced last August that its multi-platform UI framework called MAUI has been officially released and out of preview, with the launch of Visual Studio 2022 for Windows. The release marks the official launch of the new framework for .NET programmers targeting Android and iOS devices, a direct successor to Microsoft’s Xamarin Forms framework.

  • .NET MAUI Preview 9: Borders, Corners, Shadows and Performance Improvements

    This month's release of the .NET MAUI Preview edition introduces the support for borders, corners, and shadows for the controls and layouts. Besides, the focus of Preview 9 was also on finalizing more than fifty controls and layouts. Preview 9 now ships with a .NET MAUI startup tracing profile which will improve the performance of Android applications startup time.

  • .NET MAUI: Preview 8 Available, But GA Postponed to Q2 2022

    Microsoft postponed the release of .NET MAUI. Release and global availability of .NET MAUI were targeted together with .NET 6 for November 2021. According to the latest news from Microsoft, .NET MAUI will not be ready for production with .NET 6 global availability in November this year. The new planned date is set for Q2 of 2022.

  • Microsoft Releases .NET MAUI Compatibility Packages for the Xamarin Community Toolkit

    As previously announced, .NET MAUI Toolkit will replace Xamarin Community Toolkit. In the same way as Xamarin, the Xamarin Community Toolkit is evolving as well, with Xamarin.Forms becoming .NET MAUI. The new Community Toolkit packages for .NET MAUI are available and fully optimized for it. Those packages are CommunityToolkit.Maui and CommunityToolkit.Maui.Markup.

  • .NET MAUI Summer Previews: New Layouts, Font Scaling, Alerts, Gestures, Clipping and Much More

    The Microsoft team and community behind the .NET MAUI had an active and productive summer. New updates and features were introduced to the platform, giving the developers the updates in the form of Preview 6 in July and Preview 7 in August this summer. .NET MAUI summer previews introduce new layouts, font scaling, alerts, gestures, view clipping and much more...

  • .NET MAUI Preview 5: Animations, Ported UI Components and Single Project Templates Updates

    One month after Microsoft Build and Preview 4, the .NET MAUI team continued the progress with .NET Multi-platform App UI and now Preview 5 is here . It brings animations and the view transformation support, a couple of ported UI Components from the renderer architecture of Xamarin.Forms, and Single Project Templates updates and improvements.

  • .NET News Roundup: .NET 6, MAUI, EF Core 6, Visual Studio 2022

    It's been a busy week for the .NET community, with the release of new previews for .NET 6 and its related frameworks (including MAUI), along with the first preview of Visual Studio 2022, new Azure SDK libraries, and more. InfoQ examined these and a number of smaller stories in the .NET ecosystem from the week of June 14th, 2021.

  • .NET MAUI Preview 4 Is Here

    .NET Multi-platform App UI (.NET MAUI) Preview 4 is here and brings a lot of interesting stuff. Preview 4 adds a few more features which can be used to build functional apps for all the currently supported platforms, preview also brings the support for running Blazor on the desktop, and progress to support .NET MAUI even more in the Visual Studio IDE.

  • .NET News Roundup: Microsoft Build, .NET 6, MAUI, Visual Studio 2019, Project Reunion

    It's been a busy week for the .NET community with this year's edition of Microsoft Build. During the event, Microsoft released new previews for .NET 6 and its related frameworks, along with a new version of Visual Studio, TypeScript 4.3, and more. InfoQ examined these and a number of smaller stories in the .NET ecosystem from the week of May 24th, 2021.

  • .NET News Roundup - Week of April 5th, 2021

    The last week was an eventful one for the .NET community, with multiple releases from Microsoft - including the third preview for .NET 6, ASP.NET Core, MAUI, and EF Core 6. InfoQ examined these and a number of smaller stories in the .NET ecosystem from the week of April 5th, 2021.

  • Microsoft .NET Conf: Focus on Windows

    Earlier this week, the first edition of the .NET Conf: Focus series for 2021 took place, featuring Windows desktop development topics. The event targeted developers of all stripes, covering both existing functionalities on .NET 5 and upcoming projects such as .NET MAUI and Project Reunion. The focus conferences are free, one-day events featuring speakers from the community and .NET product teams.