Beta 7 released! ResourceDictionary, Path, Transforms…

We are pleased to announce the release of the Beta 7 of C#/XAML for HTML5!

This new version adds support for ResourceDictionary, MergedDictionaries, Ellipse, Line, and Path controls, CompositeTransform, Migration Tips, and a lot more! (read below for details)


  • If you are among the registered Beta testers (registration is free at:, you should have received an email titled “New Beta 7 released” that contains your private download link. If you haven’t received it, please look inside your “Spam” folder, and if you still cannot find it, please send us an email at:


  • Path, Ellipse, and Line controls
  • Support for ResourceDictionary, MergedDictionaries, and XAML files both with and without code-behind
  • Ability to reference any DLL compiled with CSHTML5 (Pro)
  • Migration Tips” in the XAML Editor (for more easily migrating Silverlight and WPF projects to CSHTML5)
  • CompositeTransform, RotateTransform, ScaleTransform, SkewTransform…
  • DateTime.Parse, DateTime.TryParse, Boolean.Parse, and Boolean.TryParse
  • Support for system types in XAML (eg. <sys:Double>43</sys:Double>)
  • Support for direct content in <TextBlock>, <Color>, <FontFamily>, etc.
  • Shorter generated JS file names
  • Brush.Opacity
  • VisualTree.GetParent()
  • DependencyProperty.OverrideMetadata()
  • Char.IsUpper and Char.IsLower
  • IEnumerable.Last
  • Bug fixes:
    • Fixed WCF issue that prevented passing Integer and DateTime values via SOAP web services
    • Fixed “Path too long” errors when building an Android app using PhoneGap
    • Fixed “Path too long” errors during compilation
    • Fixed issue with browser caching that prevented the produced app from refreshing to the latest build
    • Fixed issues when referencing two assemblies with the same name but a different version or Full Qualified Name
    • Fixed issue where the Setup program could install some files to the wrong location
    • Uninstalling CSHTML5 now correctly removes the Project Templates and Item Templates
    • Removed warning when using CSHTML5 Item Templates for the first time
    • Removed misleading error messages that appeared when compilation failed
    • Removed warnings that were related to temporarily generated code
    • Other minor fixes. If you find any other issues, please report it on the forums or contact us at

Check out the updated Showcase app for new demos (Path, Ellipse, and Line controls).

Be sure to vote for your most wanted features on UserVoice.

Happy coding!
The C#/XAML for HTML5 Team


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