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.
March 7th, 2022 | 46 mins 24 secs
.net, .net maui, android, dotnet maui, ios, macos, nsurl, security, windows, xamarin
Who doesn't love security? Who doesn't love security inside of the app sandbox?!?! We break down file-access and all of its complexity when building sandboxed apps for iOS, macOS, Android, and Windows!
February 28th, 2022 | 35 mins 26 secs
android, apis, compatibility, ios, machine learning, macos, new apis, xamarin
What to do when there are new APIs that improve but don't deprecate old ones? Do you throw away your old code? Write compatibility layers? Or do you just keep on with what you have? We discuss.
February 21st, 2022 | 36 mins 41 secs
.net 7, c#, csharp, ios, xamarin
It’s here already…!!!??!!!! That’s right, .NET 7 is on its way with awesome new features.
February 14th, 2022 | 41 mins 32 secs
android, dotnet, dotnet-monitor, dotnet-trace, ios, mac, windows, xamarin
Measure, measure, measure with dotnet-trace a "new" tool that Frank has been exploring to make apps super performant.
February 7th, 2022 | 57 mins 34 secs
android, billing, dotnet maui, iap, ios, maui, subscription, xamarin, xamarin.forms
James is back on in-app purchases and this time has a complete deep dive into all things in-app subscriptions!
January 31st, 2022 | 52 mins 49 secs
app center, cd, ci, continuous delivery, github, github actions, ios, macos, xamarin
Frank is finally all in on continuous integration and continuous delivery with .NET 6 and he did it all with GitHub actions!
January 24th, 2022 | 45 mins
android, dotnet maui, ios, maui, minimal api, visual studio, windows, xamarin
We answer all of your questions! Which seem to mostly be about .NET MAUI :)
January 17th, 2022 | 44 mins 4 secs
android, cd, ci, dotnet, dotnet 6, ios, macos, xamairn.forms, xamarin
Frank is in a rush to try to get out an app into the app store in record time, but he runs up against those bumps that we have talked about so many times. We discuss his biggest road blocks.
January 10th, 2022 | 41 mins 5 secs
android, animal crossing, app store, freemium, ios, island tracker, paid apps, turnips, xamarin
We give an update to our holiday hacks that have become real things that we need to actually care about. Did we go too far, or not far enough? We discuss.
January 3rd, 2022 | 53 mins 54 secs
android, crypto, ios, metaverse, nft, uwp, xamarin
We break down the winners and laggers in tech from 2021 as we look forward to the excitement of what is to come in 2022.
December 27th, 2021 | 44 mins 28 secs
.net, android, c#, dotnet, holograms, raspberry pi, xamarin, xamarin.forms
It is time for our holiday hacks! Frank is building and printing awesome 3D holograms with .NET and James is building apps for his favorite cross-country ski sno-park!
December 20th, 2021 | 31 mins 32 secs
.net, c#, csharp, dotnet, null, xamarin
More C# features coming at you! Ones that you totally need to know about!
December 13th, 2021 | 31 mins 55 secs
.net 6, android, c#, c# 10, csharp, csharp 10, dotnet 6, global usings, implicit usings, ios, using directives, xamarin, xamarin.forms
Are global and implicit usings controversial? It seem so, we discuss all the details of this awesome C# 10 feature.
December 6th, 2021 | 40 mins 19 secs
meta, metaverse, ready player one, snow crash, xamarin
Are we already living in a metaverse?
November 29th, 2021 | 31 mins 57 secs
desktop, development, ios, mac, macos, maui, mobile, protocol, scheme, xamarin
Custom schemes, http schemes, protocols, they are a pain to develop for, but are so powerful! After years of using them, we finally figured out how to automate it and we have a lot of ideas!
November 22nd, 2021 | 47 mins 44 secs
.net 6, .net maui, blazor, blazor hybrid, dotnet, dotnet maui, maui, xamarin
.NET Conf is over and we get hands on with live .NET 6 bits and get excited about all sorts of new features! We cover all sorts of goodies in this lighting topic podcast.