James Montemagno
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DataBinding Settings in Xamarin.Forms

For nearly four years now I have been using my cross-platform settings plugin to save preferences across all the different platforms. Ever since I pushed it up to NuGet it has been extremely popular with over 18,000 installs! The plugin gives you a very simple way of saving out native settings from shared code. Usually, you will create a native UI for each platform and in the case of Android use the PreferenceActivity to automagically create a settings page from XML (which is magical), but what…

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An Improved Cross-Platform Settings Library for iOS, Android, and Windows

If you follow me at all on GitHub or Twitter than you probably know that I love portable class libraries. I know this might sound odd, but I also love settings inside of mobile applications. NSUserDefault, SharedPreferences, IsolatedStorage… yup I love it. A few years back when I was doing a lot of MVVMCross development I created Mvx.Plugins.Settings to enable developers to save settings and preferences extremely easily from 1 common API. Under the hood though I am taking advantage of eac…

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