Bug 41488 - Designer / Storyboard performance and loses connections
Summary: Designer / Storyboard performance and loses connections
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 41487
Alias: None
Product: iOS
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Xamarin.iOS.dll ()
Version: XI 9.6 (iOS 9.3)
Hardware: PC Windows
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Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-06-03 15:52 UTC by John Nolan
Modified: 2016-06-04 15:07 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description John Nolan 2016-06-03 15:52:54 UTC
Hi there, 

I have noticed extremely poor loading times in the iOS designer within Visual Studio 2015. I have tested this thoroughly and ruled out network issues. A sample of our developers reveals load times for the Xamarin designer consistently between 1 and 2 minutes!

Moreover, many report the Mac Agent randomly losing connection whilst loading storyboards...

Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2015
Version 14.0.25123.00 Update 2
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.6.01038

Installed Version: Professional

Visual C# 2015   00322-50000-31647-AA417
Microsoft Visual C# 2015

NuGet Package Manager   3.4.4
NuGet Package Manager in Visual Studio. For more information about NuGet, visit http://docs.nuget.org/.

Xamarin (a9c7826)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.Android (ee215fc)
Visual Studio plugin to enable development for Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.iOS (be25da5)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.

Windows 10 Enterprise 
Intel i5-3570 @ 3.40Ghz
64 Bit 

Macs which act as build hosts are El Capitan and Xcode 7.3 with i7 and an SSD.

Please can you improve the performance of the designer and load times generally! 

Xamarin is a key component of our business strategy and it would be a shame to lose it owing to excessive loss of man hours waiting for designer loads.

Comment 1 Sebastien Pouliot 2016-06-04 15:07:15 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 41487 ***