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Xamarin Essentials by Mark Reynolds

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Running and debugging within Xamarin Studio

Now that we have a good understanding of what was created for us, let's take a few minutes to look at the capabilities Xamarin Studio provides to run and debug apps. The way in which a tool supports running and debugging apps has a big impact on developer productivity. Xamarin Studio provides a robust set of debugging capabilities comparable to the most modern development environments that can be used with either the iOS Simulator or a physical device. As with an iOS development, using a physical device provides the most accurate results.

The two dropdowns on the upper-left hand corner of Xamarin Studio control the type of build (Release or Debug) that will be produced and, when Debug is selected, which ...

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