Xamarin.Mac 5.4 Release Notes
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- The latest features and APIs requires Xcode 10.2 and the bundled macOS SDK
- Apple Xcode 10.2 requires a Mac running OSX 10.14.3 (Mojave) or newer
What's New in this Release
Support for Xcode 10.2
For more information you can consult the Xcode 10.2 release notes from Apple.
Support for macOS 10.14.4
For more information you can consult the macOS 10.14.4 release notes from Apple.
This version of Xamarin.Mac correspond to our
xcode10.2 milestone and is based of the stable 15.9 release.
- April 2, 2019 - Xamarin.Mac 188.8.131.52
- March 7, 2019 - Xamarin.Mac 184.108.40.206
- February 21, 2019 - Xamarin.Mac 220.127.116.11
- February 8, 2019 - Xamarin.Mac 18.104.22.168
You can learn more about how we ship our releases in the Visual Studio 2017 Release Rhythm document.
April 2, 2019 - Xamarin.Mac 22.214.171.124
This release is based on the Xcode 10.2 final release.
March 7, 2019 - Xamarin.Mac 126.96.36.199
This release is based on the Xcode 10.2 beta 4 release. It contains new bindings for MediaPlayer and WebKit.
February 21, 2019 - Xamarin.Mac 188.8.131.52
This release is based on the Xcode 10.2 beta 3 release. It contains new bindings for AVFoundation, PassKit and StoreKit.
February 8, 2019 - Xamarin.Mac 184.108.40.206
This release is based on the Xcode 10.2 beta 2 release.
- 4740 - [NSLayoutManager] Complete bindings for NSLayoutManager
- 5345 - [mapkit] Add missing
Using an older Xcode version
Using an older Xcode version (than the one mentioned in the above requirements) is often possible, but some features may not be available. Also, some limitations might require workarounds, e.g.:
- The static registrar requires Xcode headers files to build applications, leading to
MM4109errors if API are missing. In most cases enabling the managed linker will help (by removing the API).
The following documents contains a complete list of the API changes since our (5.2.1) stable release:
Integrated Mono Features/Fixes
Xamarin.Mac uses a customized runtime and base class libraries (BCL) from Mono.
Additional information can be found in Mono release notes.
Your feedback is important to us. If there are any problems with this release, check the Xamarin.Mac Forums and xamarin-macios Issue Tracker for existing issues. If you do not find any matching issue, please feel free to start a new discussion and report an issue.
Xamarin.Mac is based on the following open-source repositories: