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Mastering Xamarin UI Development - Second Edition by Steven F. Daniel

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Creating and implementing our data model

In this section, we will take a look at how to create the data model that will be used to define information that's related to our trail entries. The advantage of creating a data model is that it is much easier to add additional properties to this model, and then implement these in the relevant class files.

Another advantage of using a data model is that you can bind this model to a database or bind this to data that's stored within a Microsoft Azure database. As we progress through this chapter, you'll see how you can use this model to set up and initialize walk entries for our TrackMyWalks page using a ListView control to display trail information for each row contained within the ListView.

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