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Using MVVM Light with your Xamarin Apps by Paul Johnson

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© Paul Johnson 2018

Paul Johnson, Using MVVM Light with your Xamarin Apps, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-2475-5_8

8. Using Xamarin Forms

Paul Johnson

(1)Merseyside, UK

An aspect of mobile development that is being used more over time is leveraging the UI abstraction layer known as Xamarin Forms. It is an oft-quoted statistic that using Xamarin allows roughly 90 percent of the same business logic between apps (which can further be made simple to use with one of the MVVM frameworks). This still means that a user interface has to be created, which means that, as a developer, you still need to be good with design on your platform. Not many developers can lay claim to this. Xamarin Forms provides an abstraction layer to the UI. In simple terms, ...

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