James Montemagno is a Principal Program Manager for Mobile Developer Tools at Microsoft. He has been a .NET developer since 2005 working in a wide range of industries including game development, printer software, and web services. Prior to becoming a Principal Program Manager, James was a professional mobile developer and has now been crafting apps since 2011 with Xamarin. In his spare time, he is most likely cycling around Seattle or guzzling gallons of coffee at a local coffee shop.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
July 26th, 2021 | 45 mins 31 secs
.net maui, android, dotnet maui, foss, funds, ios, maui, oss, xamarin
Open source software funds from Microsoft exist and Ooui was nominated! We talk about the process and how that evolved into contributing to .NET MAUI!
July 19th, 2021 | 41 mins 34 secs
build, computer, desktop, linux, mobile, windows, xamarin
Frank and I decided to build and upgrade our computers. How did we decide what to build and what are we building them for?
July 12th, 2021 | 44 mins 27 secs
GitHub Copilot is here, and Frank goes hands on with the new service that provides code recommendations directly in VS Code.
July 5th, 2021 | 49 mins 32 secs
android, ios, windows, windows 11, xamarin
Windows 11 event ✅, Windows 11 developer event ✅, Windows 11 installed ✅
June 28th, 2021 | 40 mins 13 secs
android, animal crossing, app store, freemium, ios, island tracker, paid apps, turnips, xamarin
We take your questions directly on another lighting topic episode of Merge Conflict
June 21st, 2021 | 42 mins 30 secs
drones, ios, ios 15, photogrammetry, wwdc, xamarin
We dive deep into the latest APIs for mapping the physical world with macOS into 3D models.
June 14th, 2021 | 1 hr 17 mins