Microsoft .NET MAUI Preview 11 updates Windows UI styling

Preview 11 of Microsoft’s .NET MAUI (Cross-Platform Application User Interface), a cross-platform development framework for building native desktop and mobile applications, has arrived, providing introductory support for the Windows 11 UI style and support for multi-window applications.

An evolution of Xamarin.Forms, .NET MAUI enables .NET developers to build native applications for iOS, Android, MacOS, and Windows with C # and XAML. The most recent preview version, released on January 5, runs on the latest .NET preview version and is available with Visual Studio 2022 17.1 Preview 2 on Windows.

In support of the Windows 11 user interface style based on Fluent Design System, Preview 11 includes MAUI updates Button, Entry, Y Editor control S. Windows 11 includes an update to Fluent and .NET MAUI style controls to use the latest version.

Also featured in .NET MAUI Preview 11:

  • .NET MAUI introduces multi-window support in applications, a major update compared to Xamarin.Forms. Application.Current.Windows Contains references to all windows created. The multi-window Windows App SDK implementation will be in an experimental version for now.
  • The templates have been updated to use C # 10 patterns such as implicit usages and namespaces extracted from files. Article templates have been added for ContentPage Y ContentView.
  • To unify the Xamarin SDKs with .NET 6, Microsoft has been updating the Apple-related SDKs to use nint Y nuint types in .NET 6 instead of System.nint Y System.nuint. This affects libraries for iOS, MacOS, and tvOS that use .NET 6. To adopt this change, developers must recompile their code to .NET 6. To explicitly use any of these types, developers must update their code. NET 6 to use the C # types. .
  • New documentation has been released for .NET MAUI.

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