Merge Conflict

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

316 episodes of Merge Conflict since the first episode, which aired on July 11th, 2016.

  • 280: .NET 6 and Visual Studio 2022 are here!

    November 15th, 2021  |  42 mins 32 secs
    .net conf, .net maui, dotnet 6, maui, vs 2022, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    We break down the latest in .NET 6, VS 2022, and all of .NET Conf 2021.

  • 279: What are Azure Container Apps?

    November 8th, 2021  |  34 mins 11 secs
    .net, azure, container apps, dapr, docker, dotnet, kubernetes, microservices, xamarin

    Deploy containerized apps without managing complex infrastructure. Write code using your preferred programming language or framework, and build microservices with full support for Distributed Application Runtime (Dapr). Scale dynamically based on HTTP traffic or events powered by Kubernetes Event-Driven Autoscaling (KEDA).

  • 278: Inside .NET Hot Reload

    November 1st, 2021  |  46 mins 42 secs
    .net hot reload, android, core, blazor, dotnet, dotnet maui, hot reload, ios, microsoft, xamarin

    Frank recently dove into the inner workings of .NET Hot Reload and came out with a bunch of fun facts of how ti works! We discuss.

  • 277: MacBook Pro & Pixel 6 Event Recaps

    October 25th, 2021  |  50 mins 9 secs
    android, apple, ios, macbook pro, macos, pixel 6, xamarin

    What a week full of new hardware! MacBook Pro devices, Pixel 6, and so much more!

  • 276: .NET 6 + C# 10 == Mind Blown

    October 18th, 2021  |  48 mins
    .net, .net 6, android, blazor, c#, c# 10, dotnet, dotnet 6, ios, xamarin

    This week we explore some brand new features in C# 10 including global usings, implicit usings, scoped namespaces, and minimal APIs!

  • 275: Analyzing Squid Game’s Motion Detection (Red Light, Green Light)

    October 11th, 2021  |  36 mins 52 secs
    ai, android, ios, machine learning, ml, motion detection, squid game, xamarin

    This week we break down the technology in Netflix's hit show Squid Game. We look at the motion sensing and detection technology in episode 1 to find out if it is realistic or just TV magic.

  • 274: Building IoT Things

    October 4th, 2021  |  39 mins 34 secs
    apps, dc motor, iot, meadow, robot, servos, xamarin

    James needs the ultimate tutorial on what and how to build things with Microcontrollers and Frank is here to help!

  • 273: Microsoft Surface 2021 Event Recap

    September 27th, 2021  |  47 mins 47 secs

    We are "falling into" new devices with the Surface event showcasing new Surface Pro devices, Surface Duo 2, and Surface Studio Laptop.

  • 272: .NET 6 RC1, .NET MAUI Updates, & iPhone 13 Event Recap

    September 20th, 2021  |  58 mins 37 secs
    .net 6, .net maui, apple watch, dotnet 6, dotnet maui, event, ios, iphone 13, maui, recap, xamarin

    What a week! We have you covered with everything happening with .NET 6, .NET MAUI, and a full breakdown of the iPhone 13 event.

  • 271: How not to monetize an app

    September 13th, 2021  |  44 mins 50 secs
    android, in-app purchase, ios, m1, marketing, mobile, monetize, phased release, xamarin

    It has been a week since James did his "phased release" for his apps, how did it go, and would he recommend it. We also discuss how to actually monetize your app correctly when you have in-app purchases.

  • 270: M1 on the road, phased release, new SQLite-net, and .NET MAUI ready libraries

    September 6th, 2021  |  47 mins 16 secs
    android, dotnet maui, ios, m1, macbook, phased release, podcast, sqlite, sqlite-net, xamarin

    Frank is on the road, but we answer your questions in this week's podcast featuring lightning topics! We take a look at the latest enhancements to SQLite-net from Frank, how to get your libraries .NET MAUI and .NET 6 ready, and what is the proper way to do phased rollouts on iOS and Android.

  • 269: How not to advertise mobile apps

    August 30th, 2021  |  42 mins 24 secs

    Frank explores the crazy world of app advertising across Facebook, Twitter, and Apple. We break down how exactly not to do this!

  • 268: Authentication shouldn't be hard

    August 23rd, 2021  |  46 mins 47 secs
    auth0, device auth, mdm, okta, security, xamarin

    We are joined by Tanvir Ahmed from Okta to talk about why authentication can seem so hard, but really shouldn't be. We chat about how our devices that we carry around with us every day really should be the key to unlock and remove passwords.

  • 267: Hacking Onewheel Bluetooth

    August 16th, 2021  |  31 mins 53 secs
    frank is at it again with a new and awesome bluetooth application, this time for the apple watch that displays his onewheel information in realtime! he breaks down the inspiration and how he got it working!

    Frank is at it again with a new and awesome Bluetooth application, this time for the Apple Watch that displays his Onewheel information in real time! He breaks down the inspiration and how he got it working!

  • 266: How not to architect a database

    August 9th, 2021  |  52 mins 9 secs
    android, database, ios, sqlite, sqlite-net, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    James had an awesome feature request for his app, but it required storing thousands of rows of data. Instead of relying on decades old best practices he decided to roll his own serialization... was that the best? SQLite-net creator Frank lets him have it.

  • 265: Robot Engineer turned Program Manager with Maddy Leger

    August 2nd, 2021  |  49 mins 12 secs
    college, dotnet maui, intern, internship, jobs, microsoft, program management, program manager, xamarin

    James sits down with Maddy Leger, Program Manager for .NET MAUI and Xamarin tooling at Microsoft, to hear about her journey from her first PC to working at one of the world's largest tech companies.