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Beginning Xamarin Development for the Mac: Create iOS, watchOS, and Apple tvOS apps with Xamarin.iOS and Visual Studio for Mac by Dawid Borycki

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© Dawid Borycki 2018
Dawid BoryckiBeginning Xamarin Development for the Machttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3132-6_7

7. Consuming RESTful Web Services

Dawid Borycki
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Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kasprzaka 44/52, Warsaw, 01-224, Poland
 
Frequently, iOS apps constitute the mobile endpoint of a larger system. The mobile app retrieves some data, like the weather forecast, news, or bank statements, from a remote web server using RESTful or REST architecture and then displays this data to the user. The user can change or update parts of this data locally and then transfer it to the server. The mobile client can also send requests to the web server; for instance, to execute the money transfer. In this chapter, we will ...

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