In a recent post from his blog, Premier Developer Consultant Bill Reiss shows us how to avoid data binding in List Views for Xamarin Forms.
This post was inspired by Jason Smith’s Evolve session discussing performance in Xamarin Forms. Jason gives a lot of great information and I highly recommend watching the video. At one point he mentions reducing the amount of data binding, and I was asked recently how you would do that in a ListView, so here is my solution for that. I am not a fan of over optimizing, so I would only use this if you are seeing performance issues in your ListView (scrolling hiccups etc.) along with the other techniques that Jason talks about in the video.