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Paul JohnsonUsing MVVM Light with your Xamarin Appshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-2475-5_9

9. Rounding Things Off

Paul Johnson1 
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There are a couple of things we need to look at before signing off. In this chapter, we will be looking at how to deal with the application lifecycle, including handling data when the app is asleep. Later in the chapter, we’ll examine other tasks, such as playing audio. Before we do any of that though, it’s worth looking at a new development (at the time of writing this book)—the use of Shared Class Libraries over Portable Class Libraries and how you can move between them.

PCL Versus SCL—What’s the Difference?

When we use a PCL, we have limitations, those being that the methods used ...

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