Microsoft today announced the Visual Studio Toolkit for Samsung Tizen, developed by Samsung, as a Linux-based open source operating system that has been used on more than 50 million Samsung devices. Although it is difficult to detect the existence of ordinary people, but in fact it is in all sections of Samsung's wearable equipment and smart TV, and the future is expected to run on all Samsung products. Visual Studio Tools for Tizen was launched at the Connect () conference in November 2016.
As a collaborative project between Samsung and Microsoft, it aims to provide .NET compilation support for Tizen. In addition, Microsoft also announced Visual Studio 2017 and Visual Studio Mobile Center.
Several key new features of Visuail Studio for Tizen Preview 2 are as follows:
● TV application development: the first preview version only supports mobile applications, and the second preview version has been through the familiar .NET Standard and Xamarin.Forms API and other API to develop TV applications. (With the formal launch during the year. NET support)
Project Wizard: This toolkit offers many different application building options, such as creating an application that can only run on one (or more) device.
New tools: A number of Tizen-specific tools have been added to the second preview release to further enhance developer productivity, including an authentication manager, simulation manager, simulation control panel, and inventory editor.
● More APIs for Tizen: Significantly increased the number of such APIs for .NET developers, including Bluetooth, smart cards, NFC, maps, Wi-Fi Direct, Telephony, geofence managers, and account services.
To download or obtain more information, go to the Samsung Tizen Developer website: