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Feature layer (feature service)

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Show a feature layer on a map using the URL to the service.

Sample Code

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
<ContentPage xmlns=""
    <esriUI:MapView x:Name="MyMapView"/>
// Copyright 2016 Esri.
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using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Geometry;
using Esri.ArcGISRuntime.Mapping;
using System;
using Xamarin.Forms;

namespace ArcGISRuntime.Samples.FeatureLayerUrl
        "Feature layer (feature service)",
        "This sample demonstrates how to show a feature layer on a map using the URL to the service.",
    public partial class FeatureLayerUrl : ContentPage
        public FeatureLayerUrl()
            InitializeComponent ();
            // Create the UI, setup the control references and execute initialization 

        private void Initialize()
            // Create new Map with basemap
            Map myMap = new Map(Basemap.CreateTerrainWithLabels());

            // Create and set initial map location
            MapPoint initialLocation = new MapPoint(
                -13176752, 4090404, SpatialReferences.WebMercator);
            myMap.InitialViewpoint = new Viewpoint(initialLocation, 300000);

            // Create uri to the used feature service
            Uri serviceUri = new Uri(

            // Create new FeatureLayer from service uri and
            FeatureLayer geologyLayer = new FeatureLayer(serviceUri);

            // Add created layer to the map

            // Assign the map to the MapView
            MyMapView.Map = myMap;