.Net MAUI moves along

I’ve been messing with .Net and MAUI and while its not perfect MS HAS shown a decent commitment over the past few years to make MAUI a ton better each release

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MAUI does look really interesting. As a Linux user and Linux first developer it’s unfortunate (for me) that Linux is ‘missing’ from the cross platform list (community support in progress).

Slowly but surely it looks better every release.

Lets hope the large component developers get of their asses an start deleiver soon too, this will be a winner then

If there is $$ to be made you can expect some to wade into the waters.

yep, Syncfusion has some already, so later this year i think we will see much more of it

Huge improvements happening very quickly.
All my future apps will be in Blazor/Maui.
It’s difficult however to find help with real x-plat as .NET is still thought of as a Windows product.
Personally, however, I’ve had surprising success writing x-plat for Windows and MacOS. I can write once and compile for either platform. Only issue is that VS for MacOS (the IDE) is nowhere near as powerful as the Windows version, so I still use VS on Windows for code creation and debugging.
I’ve head though that Rider is a good alternative, but I haven’t tried it since I’m fine with a Windows IDE ATM.

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Rider is a pretty good IDE - I preferred it to VS for Mac and have also used it on Linux to create cross platform desktop and web apps.

The one thing it was missing compared to Xojo was a visual designer.

VS on macOS is just Xamarin Studio with a new GUI and a few extra features.

yeah the previews still have a long way to go
@Meestor_X is right - VS Windows is a vastly different beast

As a Mac user it just feels weird to say I’m looking forward to an MS dev tool on the Mac :stuck_out_tongue:

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