June 19, 2014

iOS 8 support

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ios8 logoWe have just published support for Apple’s upcoming iOS 8.

Installing Xamarin.iOS for iOS 8

  • Download and install the iOS 8 SDK Beta from Apple’s iOS Developer Center.
  • Install it at the default location (do not change it).
  • Go to Xamarin Studio’s Preferences > SDK Locations > Apple and set the Apple SDK value to /Applications/Xcode6-Beta2.app
  • Switch the Xamarin Studio Updater channel to the “Alpha” channel.
  • Install the Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin Studio updates.

Windows users with Visual Studio, in addition should:

  • Switch Visual Studio Xamarin Updater Channel to “Alpha”
  • Install the Visual Studio extension update.

Getting Started

At this point, you should have the new APIs available. Check our release notes for more details and a detailed list of the new APIs.

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