Significant changes on Tizen.NET from Xamarin.Forms 4.2.0

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Xamarin.Forms 4.2.0 has been released, with significant changes on the Tizen platform.

What has changed?

The namespaces of major classes were changed to what they are in other platforms. For example, Xamarin.Forms.Platform.Tizen has been changed to Xamarin.Forms.

For more details, check out an actual Pull Request on Xamarin.Forms.

  • Changed classes
    • Forms
    • ExportRendererAttribute
    • ExportCellAttribute
    • ExportImageSourceHandlerAttribute
    • ExportHandlerAttribute
    • ViewInitialzedEventArgs
    • TizenTitleBarVisibility

How to apply changes in your application

Forms initialization code is changed as follows.



Verson 4.2.0 change


The way to create a native control in Custom Renderers was changed as follows:


new MyButton(Xamarin.Forms.Platform.Tizen.Forms.NativeParent);

Verson 4.2.0 change

new MyButton(Forms.NativeParent);

You may also need to change static APIs you have used with older namespaces.