Merge Conflict

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • 387: System.Reflection & Native AOT

    December 4th, 2023  |  50 mins 20 secs

    .NET 8 brings a lot of enhancements to Native AOT to helps apps start faster, improve performance, and reduce app size... but there are limitations such as reflection. We discuss as this is Frank's passion.

  • 386: .NET Conf 2023 Recap

    November 27th, 2023  |  55 mins 5 secs

    We break down everything you need to know from .NET Conf 2023 and .NET 8 release!

  • 385: .NET Conf 2023, OpenAI Dev Day, LLC Insight

    November 20th, 2023  |  41 mins 50 secs

    James is out and about, but we have plenty to chat about when it comes to .NET Conf 2023, plus a full recap of all things OpenAI Dev Day, and we answer your questions around if you should start a business when you publish apps. We break it down.

  • 384: iPhone Widgets On Your Mac Desktop

    November 13th, 2023  |  36 mins 40 secs

    This week we take a look at a macOS Sonoma feature that allows you to put widgets on your desktop AND bring your iPhone widgets over. We talk about the feature and also a little widget development as well!

  • 383: Scary Fast (M3, .NET 8, .NET MAUI Edition)

    November 6th, 2023  |  47 mins 19 secs

    We break down Apple's latest hardware event with M3 chips, new Mac Book Pro devices, and of course we look at what else is scary fast including .net maui!

  • 382: Let's Talk Dark Forces Remastered

    October 30th, 2023  |  33 mins 31 secs

    Frank's all time favorite game is getting a remaster... but should it?

  • 381: The case of the lost iPhone

    October 23rd, 2023  |  42 mins 4 secs

    James found an iPhone on the ground completely destroyed and unable to turn on, what happens next will blow your mind!

  • 380: llama.cpp, .NET 8 Surprises, & Beyond

    October 16th, 2023  |  49 mins 5 secs

    We have so many goodies this lightning topic episode including llama.cpp, some Xamarin goodness in the latest .NET 8 RC 2, and so much more!

  • 379: Breaking APIs for Fun

    October 9th, 2023  |  38 mins 19 secs

    This week we take a deeper dive into how Google is forcing developers with Google Play Billing to constantly update their apps with ridiculous breaking changes every year. We also dive into central package management for NuGet and so much more.

  • 378: Debugging MacOS Control Center & SwiftUI CPU Usage

    October 2nd, 2023  |  37 mins 14 secs

    Did Frank just find the ultimate bug macOS's control center?!?! Is it burning cycles of your CPU and wasting precious power? We break down his findings and if this really is a problem.

  • 377: .NET 8, Surface, Copilot AI, & iOS 17 are Here!

    September 25th, 2023  |  53 mins 57 secs

    Wow, what a week! Not only did the new iPhones release, so did iOS 17! We break down what developer need to know and what new features they may want to implement. We also discuss the latest in .NET 8 with the release candidates available and the Microsoft Surface and AI event where Copilot was launched!

  • 376: iPhone 15, Apple Watch Series 9, and USB-C!

    September 18th, 2023  |  41 mins 33 secs

    We have the full break down of the Apple event including the new iPhone 15 with spatial video, 5x, zoom, usb-c, and of course the Apple Watch Series 9!

  • 375: Buying an electric vehicle in 2023

    September 11th, 2023  |  42 mins 33 secs

    Buying a new car is difficult any time, but in 2023 we have a lot of options, gas, hybrid, all electric. Frank is out shopping for a new vehicle, what path did he go down, and how was his experience?

  • 374: The AI Behind Airport Security

    September 4th, 2023  |  52 mins 34 secs

    After 16 hours of being in the air with 2 layovers and multiple rounds of security checks, James and Frank sit down to talk about the lagging advancements in airport security and specifically how AI is having an impact.

  • 373: Installing the .NET 9 Alpha

    August 28th, 2023  |  38 mins 9 secs
    .net, dotnet, dotnet 9, installer

    That is right... .NET 8 RC isn't out yet and .NET 9 is here already and we installed it! We discuss how to install the latest bits of .NET and why you may need them.

  • 372: Buying a Nintendo Switch in 2023

    August 21st, 2023  |  33 mins 55 secs
    nintendo, nintendo switch, technology

    Frank is interested in buying a Nintendo Switch... a 6+ year old device.... when is it too late to buy a piece of technology? We discuss.