Learning Xamarin–Persistence with SQLite

Virtually every interesting application deals with data, and very often you want that data to survive your session with the app, so that you can return to it next time. SQLite Tables 

To accomplish this, you must write your data somewhere, and with mobile apps you have a number of options.  For small amounts of data you may well decide to write to the file system (yes, there is one!)

But for larger amounts of data, a database is very convenient, and happily SQLite comes preinstalled on iOS and Android.

Even better, nearly all the code you write for SQLite is shareable across platforms; the only platform-specific code is configuring the db connection and setting the location of the db file. 

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About Jesse Liberty

Jesse Liberty has three decades of experience writing and delivering software projects and is the author of 2 dozen books and a couple dozen online courses. His latest book, Building APIs with .NET will be released early in 2025. Liberty is a Senior SW Engineer for CNH and he was a Senior Technical Evangelist for Microsoft, a Distinguished Software Engineer for AT&T, a VP for Information Services for Citibank and a Software Architect for PBS. He is a Microsoft MVP.
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