James Montemagno
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Caching

Data Caching Made Simple with Monkey Cache 🐒 for .NET

Let's be honest, every application needs to store data. Sometimes it is settings, configuration, HTTP requests, or a full database. What I was recently looking to accomplish was to make a web request, cache the request locally, and have it expire after a given amount of time. There are a lot of great solutions out there for storing data, but nothing seemed to fit exactly what I was looking for with a minimal amount of dependencies. So I figured I would tweet about it: What library should I use f…

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Xamarin.Forms Image Caching in XAML

A lot of mobile applications have to deal with Images. There are a lot of awesome libraries for iOS and Android that will automatically download, optimize, and cache your images for you from a single line or two of code. Xamarin.Forms actually handles all of this for you automatically when you give the Image’s Source property an Image URL. You can read through the awesome documentation on the Xamarin developer portal. If you browse through this documentation you will see a section that say…

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