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.
August 31st, 2020 | 44 mins 59 secs
asp.net, asp.net core, entity framework, identity server, xamarin
Frank stands up against the entities of ASP.NET Core's built-in beautiful identity service powered by Entity Framework to do his own thing! How does it turn out? Tune in!
August 24th, 2020 | 45 mins 4 secs
app development, guid, mobile, uuid, xamarin
Everything you ever wanted to know or didn't think you wanted to know about GUIDs aka UUIDs.
August 17th, 2020 | 44 mins 51 secs
android, core ml, coreml, ios, pytorch, swift, tensorflow, xamarin
We are back to machine learning and artificial learning, taking a look at the latest and greatest in Core ML 4.
August 10th, 2020 | 1 hr 5 mins
android, app store, cloud gaming, ios, iphone se, switch, xamarin
After 11 years James has moved from Android based phones to iPhone running iOS. Let's talk about the good, bad, and ugly of the transition.
August 3rd, 2020 | 39 mins 46 secs
ai, android, gpt-3, ios, openai, xamarin
Is GPT-3 set to take over the world? Find out on this week's podcast!
July 27th, 2020 | 45 mins 32 secs
architecture, fabulous, flutter, maui, mvu, mvvm, react, xamarin, xaml
It is all in the name - Model-View-Update (MVU) - What, Why, How
July 20th, 2020 | 40 mins 35 secs
android, ios, release, xamarin
Fit & Finish! That is our topic this week and try to understand what is in Frank's way of shipping his app.
July 13th, 2020 | 38 mins 47 secs
android, beta summers, c# 9, cross-platform, dtk, ios, xamarin
Beta summers, favorite C# 9 features, best new cross-platform app frameworks, and USB-C on this week's lightning topics!
July 6th, 2020 | 47 mins 37 secs
covid, developer, work from home, xamarin
Work from home, work from office, work from coffee shop.... we discuss.
June 29th, 2020 | 1 hr 5 mins
apple care, apple silicon, dtk, ios, macos 11, xamarin
Frank lost his phone, James bought an iPhone, and WWDC is over!
June 24th, 2020 | 1 hr 13 mins
airpods, catalyst, ios, ios 14, macos, macos 11, tvos, watchos, wwdc, xamarin
We are off to WWDC 2020! Or... watching the keynote from our house in quarantine. We break down all of the latest apple announcements from WWDC including macOS 11, iOS 14, tvOS 14, and watchOS 7!
June 15th, 2020 | 42 mins 1 sec
build status, holiday hack, iot, xamarin
Frank is off with another #holidayhack... in June with his BuildLight project!
June 8th, 2020 | 35 mins 14 secs
admob, ads, android, ios, monetization, xamarin
In episode 85 of running a business and building apps we discuss ads! Why your app and website should have them or maybe not and if so how to make money.
June 1st, 2020 | 55 mins 17 secs
android, apple, business, freemium, ios, xamarin
When the app store first started paid apps were the standard, but now it is all about freemium and subscriptions. James walks through his latest dilemma with his Animal Crossing app and how he tried to figure out if he could profit from a freemium model.
May 25th, 2020 | 41 mins 20 secs
android, ios, oss, xamarin
Sometimes life gets in the way and it takes a bit too long to update that OSS project. A few lessons learned from Frank on SQLite-net and some insight from James on his plethora of projects.
May 18th, 2020 | 47 mins 45 secs
android, apple, business, corporation, ios, llc, xamarin
So you want to develop apps.... or sell something... or do anything... you should looking starting an LLC or some sort of business. James and Frank walk you through their journey and James' recent battle with Apple.