Bug 47569 - Fast add and remove of Webview crashes only on Windows (UWP)
Summary: Fast add and remove of Webview crashes only on Windows (UWP)
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Windows ()
Version: 2.3.2
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-11-21 12:41 UTC by JCunha
Modified: 2017-06-22 01:26 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Tags: ac, uwp, webview
Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description JCunha 2016-11-21 12:41:45 UTC
By using Xamarin.Forms only, if you fastly add and remove a WebView from ContentView, UWP crashes with an unhandled error: {"Object reference not set to an instance of an object."}

The same scenario works fine for Android and iOS.

I created a solution to reproduce the error. The code can be found at: https://github.com/joaocunhaeld/issues/tree/master/Xamarin.WebFastSwitch

To reproduce the error, just set the delay properly on the MainPage_Appearing method:
        private async void MainPage_Appearing(object sender, EventArgs e)

            ////await Task.Delay(200); // error occurs on UWP
            await Task.Delay(2000);


Thanks in advance,