Debunking the Great Xamarin XAML Myth: How to achieve native performance with Xamarin Forms ListView and XAML cells.

I recently discovered that I can get native speed, smooth scrolling ListViews in Xamarin forms, using XAML for the cells. This goes against the accepted belief that good performance with XAML cells is not possible. In this blog post I explain how I came to my solution, and how you can also achieve great performing lists while enjoying all the benefits that XAML affords you for your ViewCells.


This is a must read for Xamarin developers who are doing Real World work with Xamarin forms, including a sample project you can grab down from GitHub.