Bug 59171 - Cross platform app template takes very long to unfold.
Summary: Cross platform app template takes very long to unfold.
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Xamarin.Forms ()
Version: 4.7.0 (15.4)
Hardware: PC Windows
: High major
Target Milestone: 15.6
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-09-01 10:43 UTC by Gaurav Ganorkar
Modified: 2018-02-15 11:21 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

Tags: Globallogic
Is this bug a regression?: No
Last known good build:

Attached logs for the performance bug (11.66 KB, application/x-zip-compressed)
2017-09-01 10:43 UTC, Gaurav Ganorkar

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Description Gaurav Ganorkar 2017-09-01 10:43:16 UTC
Created attachment 24518 [details]
Attached logs for the performance bug

-VS taking too much time while creating  the Cross platform Templates (Shared/Portable)
Build info-
Microsoft Visual Studio Enterprise 2015
Version 14.0.25431.01 Update 3
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.7.02046

Xamarin (805875a92)
Xamarin.Android (cf95324)
Xamarin.iOS (43c281b)

Full environment info-https://gist.github.com/ganorkargaurav/ba734b00be51e290981955898e1497dc


Machine info
-Windows 10
-Intel Core i5 2.60 Ghz
-RAM 16 GB

Steps to Reproduce

1-Open VS 2015 or VS 2017
2-Create Crossplatform application (Shared or Portable )
3-Observe the time taken to Create the template

ScreenCast link -https://www.screencast.com/t/R7YNI1vS
Time taken - 4 minutes almost

4- When template gets created , Build the solution and Observe the time take to build the whole solution

ScreenCast link -https://www.screencast.com/t/QApKI06Me
Time taken -1 minutes 15 sec


Actual Result
-Performance is very low while creating the crossplatform template 

-VS should  not take more than a minute to create the crossplatform application.

-Before installing this build all the temp and %TEMP% files were cleared.

Logs have been attached.
Comment 1 Pierce Boggan [MSFT] 2017-09-01 15:31:45 UTC
We are working on fixing this in 15.5. Moving there, thanks!
Comment 3 Pierce Boggan [MSFT] 2017-09-18 20:54:32 UTC
We have moved the feature work containing this fix to 15.6 (port to dotnet/templating), hence moving this card to 15.6.
Comment 4 Jimmy [MSFT] 2017-11-01 17:02:32 UTC
The new cross-platform templates shipping in 15.5 now unfold much more quicker so I am marking this as fixed.