Uno Platform v1.40 Release Notes

Release Date: 2018-10-03 // over 1 year ago
  • 🚀 This release is the first non-experimental release of the Uno Platform since the initial public version in May 2018. Lot of bug fixes and features have been added since then, and lots more are coming.

    🏁 A lot of those changes where included to support these libraries : MVVMLight, ReactiveUI, Prism, Rx.NET, Windows Community Toolkit, Xamarin.Forms UWP.

    The VisualStudio Add-in is available through the marketplace.

    🚀 Here are some highlights of this release:

    • General improvement in the memory consumption of the ListView control
    • ⚡️ Many Wasm rendering and support updates
      • Invalid images support
      • Text and images measuring fixes
      • Add support for AppManifest.displayName
    • 👌 Support for the Pivot control
    • 👌 Support for inline XAML event handlers in DataTemplate
    • 👌 Support for implicit styles in the XamlReader
    • 👌 Support for ThreadPoolTimer
    • ➕ Add support for implicit bool to Visibility conversion
    • 👌 Support for AutoSuggestBox
    • 🏗 SourceLink, Reference Assemblies and deterministic builds are enabled
    • 👌 Support for x:Name reference in x:Bind markup
    • 👌 Support for WriteableBitmap for all platforms
    • ➕ Added support for Cross-platform Library template in vsix
    • ➕ Added support for StaticResource as top level ResourceDictionary element
    • ➕ Added support for AutomationPeer
    • Android status bar height is now included in Window.Bounds
    • ➕ Add support for Underline in HyperLinkButton
    • ➕ Add support for TextBlock.TextDecorations
    • TextBlock base class is now FrameworkElement on iOS, instead of UILabel
    • 📚 Auto generated list of views implemented in Uno in the documentation
    • ➕ Add support for string to Type conversion in XAML generator and binding engine
    • 👌 Support for Attached Properties localization
    • ➕ Added ItemsControl.OnItemsChanged support
    • ➕ Added support for ListView GroupStyle.HeaderTemplateSelector for iOS/Android

    🚀 View the full change log.