Xamarin.Essentials 0.11.0-preview

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.NET Standard 1.0
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dotnet add package Xamarin.Essentials --version 0.11.0-preview
NuGet\Install-Package Xamarin.Essentials -Version 0.11.0-preview
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="Xamarin.Essentials" Version="0.11.0-preview" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Xamarin.Essentials --version 0.11.0-preview
#r "nuget: Xamarin.Essentials, 0.11.0-preview"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install Xamarin.Essentials as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Xamarin.Essentials&version=0.11.0-preview&prerelease

// Install Xamarin.Essentials as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Xamarin.Essentials&version=0.11.0-preview&prerelease

Xamarin.Essentials: a kit of essential API's for your apps

Product Compatible and additional computed target framework versions.
.NET net5.0 was computed.  net5.0-windows was computed.  net6.0 was computed.  net6.0-android was computed.  net6.0-ios was computed.  net6.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net6.0-macos was computed.  net6.0-tvos was computed.  net6.0-windows was computed.  net7.0 was computed.  net7.0-android was computed.  net7.0-ios was computed.  net7.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net7.0-macos was computed.  net7.0-tvos was computed.  net7.0-windows was computed. 
.NET Core netcoreapp1.0 was computed.  netcoreapp1.1 was computed.  netcoreapp2.0 was computed.  netcoreapp2.1 was computed.  netcoreapp2.2 was computed.  netcoreapp3.0 was computed.  netcoreapp3.1 was computed. 
.NET Standard netstandard1.0 is compatible.  netstandard1.1 was computed.  netstandard1.2 was computed.  netstandard1.3 was computed.  netstandard1.4 was computed.  netstandard1.5 was computed.  netstandard1.6 was computed.  netstandard2.0 is compatible.  netstandard2.1 was computed. 
.NET Framework net45 was computed.  net451 was computed.  net452 was computed.  net46 was computed.  net461 was computed.  net462 was computed.  net463 was computed.  net47 was computed.  net471 was computed.  net472 was computed.  net48 was computed.  net481 was computed. 
MonoAndroid monoandroid was computed.  monoandroid71 is compatible.  monoandroid80 is compatible.  monoandroid81 is compatible. 
MonoMac monomac was computed. 
MonoTouch monotouch was computed. 
Tizen tizen30 was computed.  tizen40 was computed.  tizen60 was computed. 
Universal Windows Platform uap was computed.  uap10.0 was computed.  uap10.0.16299 is compatible. 
Windows Phone wp8 was computed.  wp81 was computed.  wpa81 was computed. 
Windows Store netcore was computed.  netcore45 was computed.  netcore451 was computed. 
Xamarin.iOS xamarinios was computed.  xamarinios10 is compatible. 
Xamarin.Mac xamarinmac was computed. 
Xamarin.TVOS xamarintvos was computed. 
Xamarin.WatchOS xamarinwatchos was computed. 
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ZXing.Net.Mobile is a C#/.NET library based on the open source Barcode Library: ZXing (Zebra Crossing), using the ZXing.Net Port. It works with Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Android, Tizen and Windows Universal (UWP). The goal of ZXing.Net.Mobile is to make scanning barcodes as effortless and painless as possible in your own applications. See https://github.com/Redth/ZXing.Net.Mobile/releases for release notes.


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Version Downloads Last updated
1.8.0 55,621 8/11/2023
1.8.0-preview2 3,556 7/3/2023
1.8.0-preview1 13,019 5/10/2023
1.7.7 85,051 7/3/2023
1.7.6 30,131 6/15/2023
1.7.5 518,558 2/14/2023
1.7.4 386,631 12/12/2022
1.7.3 1,563,110 5/6/2022
1.7.2 288,006 4/7/2022
1.7.1 1,013,769 1/25/2022
1.7.0 2,718,536 7/13/2021
1.6.1 3,181,697 1/25/2021
1.6.1-preview2 2,516 1/21/2021
1.6.1-preview1 10,421 12/27/2020
1.6.0 763,358 12/21/2020
1.6.0-rc1 36,813 12/12/2020
1.6.0-pre5 18,952 12/6/2020
1.6.0-pre4 37,295 11/14/2020
1.6.0-pre3 50,660 11/6/2020
1.6.0-pre2 51,080 9/25/2020
1.6.0-pre1 12,707 9/15/2020
1.6.0-ci.2 398 9/15/2020 5,479,595 5/12/2020 323,756 4/23/2020
1.5.3 109,166 4/20/2020
1.5.2 1,626,074 3/28/2020
1.5.1 516,703 3/6/2020
1.5.0 155,704 2/26/2020
1.5.0-pre1 4,404 2/20/2020
1.4.0 123,910 2/20/2020
1.4.0-pre2 16,988 1/10/2020
1.4.0-pre 2,261 1/7/2020
1.3.1 1,452,856 9/19/2019
1.3.0 423,596 8/23/2019
1.3.0-pre 13,847 7/8/2019
1.2.0 601,810 7/8/2019
1.2.0-pre 4,090 6/20/2019
1.1.0 5,436,941 3/15/2019
1.0.1 457,660 1/15/2019
1.0.0 366,826 12/1/2018
0.11.0-preview 166,874 10/12/2018
0.10.0-preview 136,224 8/17/2018
0.9.1-preview 35,434 7/30/2018
0.8.0-preview 59,100 6/28/2018 12,543 6/14/2018
0.6.0-preview 46,365 5/5/2018