Bug 35153 - [Xcode 7.1] Storyboard does not render in the designer
Summary: [Xcode 7.1] Storyboard does not render in the designer
Status: RESOLVED ANSWERED
Alias: None
Product: Visual Studio Extensions
Classification: Xamarin
Component: iOS Designer (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2015-10-22 00:35 UTC by Cody Beyer (MSFT)
Modified: 2015-10-22 11:49 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Cody Beyer (MSFT) 2015-10-22 00:35:59 UTC
### Description

After upgrading to Xcode 7.1, iOS Simulators are not available in the devices
dropdown, and the storyboard does not render in the designer. 

### Notes

Incredibly similar to 32876

### Steps to Reproduce

1. Download/Launch Xcode 7.1
2. Open Visual Studio
3. Create iOS Single View App
4. Open Main.Storyboard

### Expected Results

Storyboard should open

### Actual Results

Infinite loading screen

### Versions

Tested in both Stable and Alpha

Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2015
Version 14.0.23107.0 D14REL
Microsoft .NET Framework
Version 4.6.00079

Installed Version: Professional

Visual Basic 2015   00322-40000-00000-AA453
Microsoft Visual Basic 2015

Visual C# 2015   00322-40000-00000-AA453
Microsoft Visual C# 2015

Visual C++ 2015   00322-40000-00000-AA453
Microsoft Visual C++ 2015

Visual F# 2015 RC   00322-40000-00000-AA453
Microsoft Visual F# 2015 RC

Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio Package   1.0
Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio

Common Azure Tools   1.5
Provides common services for use by Azure Mobile Services and Microsoft Azure
Tools.

GenerateUnitTest   1.0
Generates unit test code for methods in classes under test.

Microsoft Azure Mobile Services Tools   1.4
Microsoft Azure Mobile Services Tools

NuGet Package Manager   3.0.0
NuGet Package Manager in Visual Studio. For more information about NuGet, visit
http://docs.nuget.org/.

PreEmptive Analytics Visualizer   1.2
Microsoft Visual Studio extension to visualize aggregated summaries from the
PreEmptive Analytics product.

Xamarin   4.0.0.1566 (5abb0de)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and
Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.Android   6.0.0.11 (f94dc5b)
Visual Studio plugin to enable development for Xamarin.Android.

Xamarin.iOS   9.2.0.84 (b5396c2)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.
Comment 1 Cody Beyer (MSFT) 2015-10-22 01:21:08 UTC
Fixed in C5SR5
Comment 2 Alan McGovern 2015-10-22 11:49:39 UTC
Every new version of xcode has at least one breaking change we have to cope with. The fix for the latest breaking change was ready over 3 weeks ago and should ship in the not too distant future.

https://github.com/xamarin/md-addins/commit/7c35d5614810378d7cb87f2ab155efd6334ea8ab