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UIImage loaded from URL in Xamarin / C#

Is there a standard way to create a UIImage with an image from a URL? Something like:

UIImage image = UIImage.FromFile("");

I feel like I'm probably missing something really simple.

Not a one-liner, but with very few lines you can roll your own. E.g.

static UIImage FromUrl (string uri)
    using (var url = new NSUrl (uri))
    using (var data = NSData.FromUrl (url))
        return UIImage.LoadFromData (data);

The calls, including the one from UIImage, are thread-safe.

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