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Working with Remote Data in Xamarin.Forms 4 Applications

by Gill Cleeren

Learn how your Xamarin.Forms application can connect with APIs for its data needs.

What you'll learn

Using Xamarin.Forms, .NET developers have the ability to create mobile applications with ease. Nearly every application will need to communicate with a backend for data. In this course, Working with Remote Data in Xamarin.Forms Applications, you will learn how you can access remote data over services from your Xamarin.Forms applications. First, you will see the different supported service types, since Xamarin.Forms can’t communicate with just any service type. Next, you will discover how to communicate with SOAP and WCF services first. Then, you will explore a REST API and see how this can be accessed from Xamarin.Forms. Finally, you will understand how to make the service communication in Xamarin.Forms applications more resilient using retry and error handling. After finishing this course, you will have a good understanding of how your Xamarin.Forms applications can connect with services to access up-to-date data.

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About the author

Gill Cleeren is a Microsoft Regional Director, MVP and Pluralsight author. Gill is the CTO of Xebia Microsoft Services Belgium and focuses on web and mobile architecture. He's also a frequent speaker at many international conferences. Gill also founded Techorama, the biggest IT conference in Belgium and the Netherlands.

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