iOS Backgrounding Walkthroughs

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Walkthrough - Using Background Location

In this example, we build an iOS Location application that prints information about our current location - latitude, longitude, and other parameters - to the screen. This application will demonstrate how to properly perform location updates while the application is either Active or Backgrounded.

Walkthrough - Using Background Transfer Service and NSURLSession

In this walkthrough, we use the Background Transfer Service and NSURLSession API to kick off downloading a large image that continues to download when the app is in the background.

Xamarin Workbook

If it's not already installed, install the Xamarin Workbooks app first. The workbook file should download automatically, but if it doesn't, just click to start the workbook download manually.