How to overcome "Please select a valid device before running the application." on a paired with Mac Visual Studio on Windows 10

I have a Win10 computer paired with Mac. Until today all things were okay, but today I start getting the message: Please select a valid device before running the application when I try to debug an iOS Xamarin application on a selected iPhone simulator. My configurations: Mac: XCode Vesion: version 12.2 Visual Studio 2019: version […]

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Xamarin.iOS linker and reflection issue

In my Xamarin.iOS project I need to reduce the assembly size (Apple’s requirement for AppStore applications), and I need to turn on linker, setting the linker behavior either to "Link Framework SDKs only" or "Link All". When I’ve selected "Link Framework SDKs only" in Linker behavior I get the compilation error upon building the project: […]

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Automatic version numbering for iOS Xamarin project in Azure Pipelines

For my project (Mobile iOS application, based on Xamarin) I have set up Azure Pipelines build process. I would like to automatically increase and set the ipa-file version for every build. Upon searching the Internet I have found an article that advises to add the following code to the ios project .csproj file: <Target Name="BeforeBuild" […]

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