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

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Understanding the Xamarin.Forms Navigation API

In this section, we will take a look at the Xamarin.Forms Navigation API architectural pattern, as well as gain an understanding of the different types of navigation patterns that are available for us. The Xamarin.Forms Navigation API is exposed through the Xamarin.Forms.INavigation interface, and is implemented by using the Navigation property. This can be called from any Xamarin.Forms object, typically from the Xamarin.Forms.Page, which inherits from the ContentPage class that is part of the Xamarin.Forms.Core assembly namespace.

The Xamarin.Forms Navigation API supports two different types of navigation: Hierarchical and Modal. The following table provides a brief description of what each ...

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