.NET MAUI — Support for the Latest .NET 6 Updates & New Learning Materials

We are happy to announce that we released our first official version of the DevExpress .NET MAUI Controls for mobile development (Android and iOS). If you have yet to try our MAUI components, please remember that they are available free-of-charge until the end of 2022: Free MAUI Offer.

As you may already know, Microsoft recently released .NET MAUI 6.0.419 (Service Release 3). Our free .NET MAUI Controls for mobile (Android and iOS) v22.1.4 are compatible with this .NET MAUI build.

In the sections below, I will outline our new learning materials to help you get started with our suite. As always, we encourage you to leave feedback in the survey at the end of the post.

YouTube Videos: Get Started with DevExpress .NET MAUI Mobile Controls

We are pleased to announce that the DevExpress .NET MAUI get-started videos are already on our YouTube channel. These videos cover the following topics:

Moreover, we are working on other get started videos, so stay tuned.

GitHub Example: Get Started with the DXCalendar

We continue extending our GitHub Examples repository with samples that help you get started with our .NET MAUI Controls. Refer to our new DXCalendar Get Started example to see the DXCalendar control in action.

Documentation Updates

New Topic: Migration from Xamarin.Forms to .NET MAUI

.NET MAUI is an evolution of the Xamarin platform. Most DevExpress components for Xamarin.Forms have counterparts in .NET MAUI. Only the TabPage, DrawerPage, and DrawerView Xamarin classes do not have .NET MAUI equivalents. You can, however, use .NET MAUI alternatives - FlyoutPage and TabView. Refer to the following learning materials for more information:

To ease migration from the DevExpress Xamarin Controls to .NET MAUI Controls, we have created a Migration from Xamarin.Forms to .NET MAUI help topic. This document lists Xamarin types and their equivalents in .NET MAUI.

Other Updates

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