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Release Highlights

  • Visual Studio for Mac 8.10 adds support for F# 5.0.
  • Visual Studio for Mac 8.10 introduces a new NuGet Package Manager written using native Cocoa UI.
  • Visual Studio for Mac 8.10 adds support for solution templates provided by dotnet CLI.
  • Visual Studio for Mac 8.10 has dotnet new project template support enabled by default.

Known Issues

Refer to the Known Issues section.


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Release Notes

Release Notes Icon Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.10.9 (8.10.9.3)

released September 14, 2021

Web and Azure

  • We have updated the .NET Core SDKs to 5.0.401 and 3.1.413.

Release Notes Icon Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.10.8 (8.10.8.0)

released August 24, 2021

Xamarin

  • We fixed an issue causing erroneous "No Microsoft OpenJDK could be found" warning messages.

Release Notes Icon Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.10.7 (8.10.7.17)

released August 10, 2021

Shell and Tools

  • We fixed an issue preventing searching for NuGet packages in the global search bar.

Version Control

  • We fixed an issue where some projects under Git were not showing Git changes.

Web and Azure

  • We have updated the .NET Core SDK to 5.0.400 and 3.1.412 addressing CVE-2021-26423.

Xamarin

Release Notes Icon Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.10.6 (8.10.6.10)

released July 13, 2021

Test Tools

  • We fixed an issue with test discovery might fail when loading a solution.

Web and Azure

  • We have updated the .NET Core SDKs to 5.0.302 and 3.1.411.

Release Notes Icon Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.10.5 (8.10.5.16)

released July 6, 2021

General

  • We fixed several reliability issues related to editor tooltips and external file changes.

Shell and Tools

Release Notes Icon Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.10.4 (8.10.4.11)

released June 29, 2021

Shell and Tools

  • We fixed an issue where the global search results didn't match the filter tag being used.

Source Code Editing

Web and Azure

Release Notes Icon Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.10.3 (8.10.3.15)

released June 22, 2021

Web and Azure

Xamarin

  • We have updated the Xamarin.iOS SDK to 14.20.0.24 and the Xamarin.Mac SDK to 7.14.0.24.

Release Notes Icon Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.10.2 (8.10.2.17)

released June 15, 2021

Version Control

  • We fixed an issue where the commit selection in the Diff view never finishes loading.
  • We fixed an issue that might cause an IDE crash.

Web and Azure

  • We fixed an issue where the new .NET Core SDK could not be downloaded by the installer or updater.

Release Notes Icon Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.10.1 (8.10.1.71)

released June 8, 2021

General

  • We have fixed several reliability issues with Git and Xamarin.

Shell and Tools

  • We have updated all translations.

Version Control

  • We have fixed several alignment issues in the Blame view.

Web and Azure

Release Notes Icon Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.10 (8.10.0.1773)

released June 2, 2021

General

Debugger

  • We fixed an issue where the Call Stack tool window wouldn't show external code.

Project System

  • We updated MSBuild to 16.9.0.
  • We fixed an issue where unsaved code changes were not saved when debugging was started (F5).

Shell and Tools

Source Code Editing

Test Tools

Web and Azure

  • We updated .NET Core SDKs to 5.0.203 and 3.1.409 addressing CVE-2021-31204.
  • We have fixed an issue where creating .NET Core projects was failing when .NET 6 Preview 4 was installed.

Xamarin

  • We fixed an issue where XAML Hot Reload changes were not synchronized with the device.
  • We updated the Xamarin.iOS SDK to 14.17.2.4.
  • We have updated Xamarin.Forms templates.

Known Issues

The following is a list of all existing known issues in Visual Studio 2019 for Mac version 8.10:

  • Under certain conditions, a "System.EntryPointNotFoundException" exception appears when deploying Xamarin.Forms projects to an iOS device. We're currently working on a fix which will be released shortly.
  • After installing the latest .NET 5 SDK, developers of .NET Core 3.1 apps might see an error indicating "The ASP.NET Core developer certificate is in an invalid state.". Running dotnet dev-certs https --clean then dotnet dev-certs https --trust from the Terminal will fix the issue.
  • In rare cases, it's possible to be up to date with everything but the .NET Core 3.1.300 SDK. If you enter into this configuration and update to .NET Core 3.1.300 using the updater, the notification to update the .NET Core SDK will not disappear until the IDE is restarted.
  • On Big Sur gRPC projects may fail to build with an error protoc" exited with code 255. This is a problem with macOS platform detection in the gRPC.Tools NuGet package that is used by default in the project templates. A workaround is to update the gRPC.Tools NuGet package to version 2.34.0 or later.
  • In some cases, Android projects may fail to build with an error The Java SDK could not be found, please set the path to it in the Xamarin.Android SDKs settings panel. A workaround is to execute the following command in a Terminal: mkdir -p ~/Library/Android/sdk.

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