Merge Conflict

Join Frank & James for a weekly discussion on the world of technology and development including C#, F#, .NET, web, mobile, and more.

About the show

Merge Conflict is a weekly discussion with Frank and James on all things development, technology, & more. After years of being friends, Frank and James finally decided to sit down and start a podcast about their lives as mobile developers using Xamarin. Much more than just another mobile development podcast, Merge Conflict, reaches all areas of development including desktop, server, and of course mobile. They also cover fun things happening in the world of technology and gaming and whatever else happens to be on Frank's and James' minds.

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Episodes

  • Merge Conflict 8: Navigating the SyntaxTree Forest

    August 29th, 2016  |  40 mins 54 secs
    compiling, development, linker, mobile, roslyn, xamarin

    Interpreting is Easy, Compiling is Hard, and Linking is even Harder. This week Frank and James investigate what actually happens when you hit that compile button.

  • Merge Conflict 7: Is Code Sharing Worth It?

    August 22nd, 2016  |  39 mins 41 secs
    .net standard, code sharing, development, pcl, sharing code, xamarin

    Building cross-platform apps sure isn't easy, but code sharing sure helps, but is it worth it? How and when should you share code across a single app and across all apps that you are developing?

  • Merge Conflict 6: Debugging the Daily Process

    August 15th, 2016  |  38 mins 47 secs
    debugging, mobile apps, productivity, xamarin

    There is a constant influx of notifications from Slack, e-mail, text messages, and news alerts. This week we discuss how to keep productivity high even with all this going on.

  • Merge Conflict 5: Programming Languages: Gotta Collect 'em All

    August 8th, 2016  |  32 mins 38 secs
    c#, f#, go, learning, programming languages

    C# and F# and Go! Oh my! There are just so many lovely programming languages to learn, but where to start? This week we take a look at what worked for us and what didn’t.

  • Merge Conflict 4: How Not to Maintain a Server

    August 1st, 2016  |  40 mins 27 secs
    asp.net, azure functions, icloud, lambda, server, serverless, xamarin

    This week Frank & James discuss the importance of a great local experience, server maintenance, and Apple’s amazing CloudKit.

  • Merge Conflict 3: Your First Open Source Project

    July 25th, 2016  |  48 mins 52 secs
    github, open source, oss, xamarin

    What happens after that Initial Commit to GitHub? This week on Merge Conflict we discuss how we go about starting new repositories on GitHub.

  • Merge Conflict 2: Augmented Reality #PokemonGo

    July 18th, 2016  |  38 mins 2 secs
    ar, augmented reality, pokemon go, virtual reality, vr, xamarin

    Pokémon Go and its augmented reality pocket monster capturing has taken the world by storm. This week we discuss if AR has finally hit critical mass and general acceptance.

  • Merge Conflict 1: Build up to an app release

    July 11th, 2016  |  47 mins 11 secs
    app release, apple, google, mobile development, xamarin

    You have spent months or years developing an app, but now you are at that last 5%. Frank & James walk through the last steps before launch day.

  • Merge Conflict 0: Merge Conflict

    July 11th, 2016  |  25 mins 50 secs
    merge conflict, podcast

    Welcome to Merge Conflict, a weekly discussion around all things development, technology, and more.