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Our error message should explain to the user that 64bit JDK is required
0) Make sure your VS is pointing to 32 bit Java JDK
1) Create new cross platform app (choose Blank app, Forms, shared)
3) Open MainPage.xaml in the previewer
Actual result is an obscure error.
Expected result should be an error informing the user that 64bit java is required for Android preview.
Verbose logs: http://xqa.blob.core.windows.net/gist/ZipLogs.zip-8f1eee2a6d814912913bbdccda15cf5b.zip
Xamarin 126.96.36.1990 (ff5ef6d)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.
Xamarin.Android 188.8.131.52 (3d959b6)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.Android.
Xamarin.iOS 10.4.0.67 (6a925ff)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 43200 ***