Bug 27310 - Creating a new bindings project in Visual Studio generates an invalid project
Summary: Creating a new bindings project in Visual Studio generates an invalid project
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS ()
Version: 3.9
Hardware: Macintosh Windows
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-02-23 11:36 UTC by xamarin
Modified: 2016-12-22 21:53 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description xamarin 2015-02-23 11:36:03 UTC
Creating a new bindings project in Visual Studio generates an invalid project. For example, the assembly name is set to 
which doesn't get substituted during build and results in $assemblyname$.dll being created. 

What is going on? Are we the only ones using Xamarin with Visual Studio?
Comment 1 Brendan Zagaeski (Xamarin Team, assistant) 2015-04-09 11:16:29 UTC
Support for iOS bindings projects in Visual Studio is a new feature starting in XamarinVS 3.11 (currently on the Alpha channel).

This bug was originally filed against XamarinVS 4.0 (C6), but that version has not been released yet, so I suspect the actual version might have been one of the XamarinVS 3.9 versions.


- Add your complete version information from "Help -> About Microsoft Visual Studio -> Copy Info" on this bug. (See also [1].)

> [1] https://kb.xamarin.com/customer/portal/articles/1910343-when-and-how-should-i-file-a-bug-report-

(If this link redirects to the top-level `https://kb.xamarin.com` page the first time you click it, try clicking it once more.)

- If you're already using XamarinVS 3.11, please zip up and attach on this bug report the complete project after you've generated it from the template. I just tested creating a new bindings project on XamarinVS 3.11, and the AssemblyName looks fine:

> <AssemblyName>NativeLibrary1</AssemblyName>

Thanks in advance!
Comment 2 Jose Gallardo 2016-12-22 21:53:18 UTC
I'll mark the bug as resolved fixed based on Comment 1.
Please feel free to reopen it if you can still reproduce the issue with current bits.