Microsoft today announced that Visual Studio Professional and Enterprise include Xamarin’s professional and enterprise features at no additional cost. And existing and new Visual Studio Enterprise subscribers will have access to Xamarin’s advanced enterprise capabilities for free and a discounted access to Xamarin Test Cloud.
Xamarin Studio is an IDE enabling development of iOS, Android, and Mac applications on Mac OS X. Microsoft today announced that they are creating a Community edition of Xamarin Studio for Mac and the Xamarin Studio Professional and Enterprise will be included in Visual Studio Subscriptions.
Xamarin Studio Community is free just like Visual Studio Community for eligible customers and uses. Xamarin Studio Community includes integrated native designers for iOS and Android, as well as syntax highlighting for C# and F#, code navigation and refactoring
Visual Studio Professional and Enterprise subscribers can use Professional and Enterprise editions of Xamarin Studio for Mac as a benefit of their Visual Studio subscription.
Today, Microsoft is also announcing a 25% discount on Xamarin Test Cloud for Visual Studio Enterprise subscribers (Visual Studio Enterprise with MSDN and Visual Studio Enterprise – annual).