Build iOS Apps with or WITHOUT a Mac? Visual Studio, C#, & .NET MAUI with Hot Restart

James Montemagno

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NO MAC REQUIRED! In this video, I’m going to show you multiple ways to build, debug, and deploy your iOS apps from Windows with C#, Visual Studio, and .NET MAUI. Leverage the built-in mac build host connection and use a remoted iOS simulator directly on your Window desktop. Better yet, use iOS Hot Restart for local deployment to an iOS device without the need for a Mac. After watching this video, you’ll be ready to build and deploy your apps with ease!

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00:00 – Intro & Mac Build Host Overview
01:55 – Pair Visual Studio to Mac
04:10 – Build & Deploy to Remoted iOS Simulator
09:00 – Skillshare partnership
10:21 – Enabling iOS Hot Restart
11:50 – Deploying to local iOS device
14:10 – Full Hot Restart Guide & Docs & Tips

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